Increased production of certain types of industrially produced foods - specifically of margarine, processed meat and sausage, jam and marmalade, chocolate and chocolate confectionary, sugar confectionary and beer - correlates statistically with an increased incidence of multiple sclerosis (MS). This conclusion from analysis of data from seven EU countries is presented today by the German epidemiologist Dr. Klaus Lauer at the 20th Meeting of the European Neurological Society (ENS) in Berlin. ''This data is not as yet evidence of a causal connection, but is a clear indication that such a connection may exist and thus should be closely investigated,'' says Dr. Lauer.
Another vascular connection. For those who haven't read the Endothelial Health Paper I posted a couple years back, here's a link. I discussed the current research (at that time) linking processed foods and endothelial disruption as it related to MS-