Treating Parkinson’s Disease with Fava Beans (Faba or Broad Beans)

Parkinson’s disease treatment: Fava bean sprouts and soy nuts are put to the test for Parkinson’s disease as natural sources of L-dopa.

If you missed the previous video on velvet beans, see Treating Parkinson’s Disease with Velvet Beans (Mucuna pruriens) (

Here are some other videos on unusual angles for preventing or treating Parkinson’s disease:
• Peppers and Parkinson’s: The Benefits of Smoking Without the Risks? (
• Could Lactose Explain the Milk and Parkinson’s Disease Link? (
• Parkinson’s Disease and the Uric Acid Sweet Spot (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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