Exploratory study: Dietary patterns in clinical MS subtypes

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Exploratory study: Dietary patterns in clinical MS subtypes

Postby jimmylegs » Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:11 pm

results excerpt from abstract. i reordered the sentences, so not purely verbatim:

Ramsaransing, G. S., Mellema, S. A., & De Keyser, J. (2009). Dietary patterns in clinical subtypes of multiple sclerosis: an exploratory study. Nutrition journal, 8(1), 36.
https://nutritionj.biomedcentral.com/ar ... -2891-8-36

"Compared to the daily recommended allowance, the MS patients had a lower than recommended intake of folic acid, magnesium, zinc and selenium.

Compared to the other MS groups, the secondary progressive MS patients had a lower intake of magnesium, calcium and iron.

The total group of MS patients had, compared to the Dutch population, a lower intake of folate, magnesium and copper and a lower energy intake."
take control of your own health
pursue optimal self care at least as actively as a diagnosis
ask for referrals to preventive health care specialists eg dietitians
don't let suboptimal self care muddy any underlying diagnostic picture!
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