But she is not the ideal person to be advising the general public on diet and nutrition. Join this course. I had no idea that changing my diet would help my MS- I had been a long-time vegetarian, and my suffering with MS made me also unable to bear the thought of the suffering of dairy cows and laying hens. On the other hand, we have evolved to eat plants, fish, meat and dairy including saturated fats. Do note that both Dr. I made a new commitment to my health, to healing, to fully following a low-fat, whole-food, plant-based diet. After my diagnosis, I was initally prescribed Rebif interferon beta-1a. Following this was a very interesting article published in titled: Multiple sclerosis, latitude and dietary fat: is pork the missing link? And so for your whole life up until that point the B-cell in your body that produces antibodies against duck-billed platypus venom was just hanging around, twiddling its thumbs, until that very moment. About NutritionFacts. Find a Class.
I think the best explanation at this time is that MS is an autoimmune disorder. I demonstrated with epidemiological studies how diet was the main concern, I opposed the said new treatment because I knew enough to know they will hurt more than than help. However, there are several interesting trials ongoing or being planned. MS is a complex disease with many contributing factors. I want to add a little note of thanks for this article. However, the plant-based group did have reductions in body weight, cholesterol and fatigue . There is so much information and help out there that should give you a chance to get back on track and return to some form of health. Fatigue scores improved significantly.
They put me on Rebif which I took until and was diet to Copaxone. Learn based. Best of luck to you, Gayle, and do keep me posted if you wish plant Within a week of going onto zinc and selenium supplements, her symptoms resolved. Get free recipes and the and info on living a happy, healthy plant-based lifestyle. In a few short weeks arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change.
In practical terms, it is the social implications. Conclusions: While a very-low fat, plant-based diet was well adhered to and tolerated, it resulted in no significant improvement on brain MRI, relapse rate or disability as assessed by EDSS scores in subjects with RRMS over one year. So the thought of being different, of having to explain your diet to friends and family, and to admit that you were ruining your health because you failed to learn about the importance of nutrition, all run through the mind of the patient hesitant to change.