Correlation of Neurodegenerative Diseases with Oxidative Stress and Nutrition

  • Vyoma Agarwal PhD (Foods and Nutrition), Department of Home Science, IIS (Deemed to be University), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
  • Simran Singh MSc Foods and Nutrition, Department of Home Science, IIS (Deemed to be University), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
  • Ruchika Gupta MSc Foods and Nutrition, Department of Home Science, IIS (Deemed to be University), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Keywords: Antioxidants, Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic, Intervention, Oxidative Stress, Sedentary


Technology or ease of doing work might be the greatest boon to this era, but it is still a bane for our health and life. Sitting in front of laptops or computers for several hours (sedentary lifestyle), using cell phones, watching television, skipping meals or eating junk/ fast food, lack of physical activities, stress, etc. increase the risk of many lifestyle diseases. All the above-mentioned habits increase the count of free radicals in our body and due to a lack of endogenous and exogenous antioxidants, the body cannot combat oxidative stress. Thus, the chances of occurrence of several chronic diseases like cancer, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic inflammations, etc. increase. There are several factors contributing to neurodegeneration of the brain and neurons, in which oxidative stress plays an important role. This review article is the compilation of research done by several other researchers on Neurodegenerative Diseases (NDDs) and is primarily focused on better understanding a few basic questions like the correlation of oxidative stress and nutrition to neurodegeneration, NDDs, their different types, symptoms and causes followed by establishing a relation between oxidative stress and nutrition with the help of several studies carried out by researchers in this context.

How to cite this article:
Agarwal V, Singh S, Gupta R. Correlation of Neurodegenerative Diseases with Oxidative Stress and Nutrition. Chettinad Health City Med J. 2022;11(2):62-68.



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