MILAN, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The website http://www.MyPerfectDish.eu aims to help people with Parkinson's, their relatives and caregivers in taking care of their nutritional requirements in order to help them enjoy tasty food that meets their dietary needs.
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The website is endorsed by the European Parkinson's Disease Association (EPDA) and sponsored by Zambon, and has been designed as an easy-to-use scientific information tool so people living with Parkinson's can be confident that what they are reading is reliable.
"As the only European Parkinson's umbrella organisation, the EPDA is very proud to endorse this project, which is based on solid scientific and medical grounds," explains EPDA president Knut-Johan Onarheim. "A balanced and varied diet is important for everyone but it is even more important for people living with Parkinson's disease because the right food intake can improve their quality of lifeas well as the effects of therapeutic treatments."
"Zambon is very proud of having supported this project, which will help people with Parkinson's and all those involved in the management of the disease. We are strongly committed to drive research and develop solutions to help patients in all their needs," states Elena Zambon, President of Zambon.
About the EPDA
The EPDA is the only European Parkinson's disease umbrella association. It represents national Parkinson's associations in nearly 30 countries across Europe and advocates for the rights and needs of more than 1.2 million people with Parkinson's and their families. The EPDA's vision is to enable all people with Parkinson's to live a full life while supporting the search for a cure.
Zambon is a leading Italian pharmaceutical and fine-chemical multinational company that has earned a strong reputation over the years for high quality products and services. Zambon is well-established in 3 therapeutic areas: respiratory, pain and woman care, and is very strongly committed to its entry into the CNS space. Zambon SpA produces high quality products thanks to the management of the whole production chain which involves Zach (Zambon chemical), a privileged partner for API, custom synthesis and generic products. The Group is strongly working on the treatment of the chronic respiratory diseases as asthma and BPCO and on the CNS therapeutic area with Xadago® (safinamide) for the Parkinson treatment. Zambon is headquartered in Milan and was established in 1906 in Vicenza. Zambon is present in 19 countries with subsidiaries and almost 2,700 employees with manufacturing units in Italy, Switzerland, France, China and Brazil. Zambon products are commercialized in 84 countries.