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2017 article: Why we fell for clean eating

i can relate (minus the social media ssp, selling etc bits)

Why we fell for clean eating
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyl ... ean-eating
"In the spring of 2014, Jordan Younger noticed that her hair was falling out in clumps. “Not cool” was her reaction. At the time, Younger, 23, believed herself to be eating the healthiest of all possible diets. She was a “gluten-free, sugar-free, oil-free, grain-free, legume-free, plant-based raw vegan”. As ...
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GMO, roundup, pesticides, herbicides ...

what do you yhink about dangerous substances in food, for us, MS dieters? are they completely prohibited ? as far as I know, all soy and all corn are genetically modified and grows from infertile seeds, with huge load of dangerous chemicals like roundup (that causes cancer and intestine inflamation + leaky gut syndrome). the same with most conventionally grown foods.

what can we do in such a situation? do you buy 100% organic food ...
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need advices on diet

I live in Ukraine, very poor country with no DMD from authorities or insurance companies. buying drugs from my purse seems too expensive.
do you think that diet is effective enough to stop the disability progression? or I have to buy DMD anyway?
what diet is the most effective?
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2011 study: Zn-fortified bread improves serum Zn & ferritin

Effect of Consuming Zinc-Fortified Bread on Serum Zinc and Iron Status of Zinc-Deficient Women: A Double Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial (Badii et al, 2011)
http://search.proquest.com/openview/d40 ... bl=1566339

ABSTRACT
After iron deficiency, zinc deficiency is the major micronutrient deficiency in developing countries, and staple food fortification is an effective strategy to prevent and improve it among at-risk-populations. No action has been taken to reduce zinc deficiency via flour fortification so ...
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what's with wheat

I just watched this on Netflix the other night - pretty interesting film. Dr Terry Wahls has a big part in it. If you can believe everything in this film, you'll never eat gluten again!
https://whatswithwheat.com/
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Seasonal diet - Asparagus benefits for MS?

Where I live, we're in the thick of asparagus season (and on the tail end of fiddlehead season ... well, in the grocery store at least - according to reports, in the local wilds the fiddleheads are long gone).

Picked up two bunches of asparagus yesterday, probably bunches #9 and #10 of the season. Since i eat it only on a local seasonal basis, asparagus has not tended to make it into any of my ...
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one for the merry swanksters

i googled 'ms is a hoax' and this came up

http://www.pcrm.org/health/health-topic ... et-fact-or

hahaha! dr swank has a fan (one of many obvi). i had to look up this committee. learned about their jousting with the AMA etc.

anyhoo, being as focused as i am on micronutrients i am appallingly uninformed in the macronutrient department. but what i do know is that in my case i had to work ...
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2017 review: The role of diet in multiple sclerosis

The role of diet in multiple sclerosis: A review
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1 ... 17.1303016
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a multifactorial, inflammatory, and neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system, where environmental factors interact with genetic susceptibility. The role of diet on MS has not been comprehensively elucidated; therefore, through an extensive search of relevant literature, this review reports the most significant evidence regarding nutrition as a possible co-factor influencing the inflammatory ...
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2017 study: whole grain oats antioxidant, antiinflammatory

Whole grain oats, more than just a fiber: Role of unique phytochemicals
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... 00715/full
Oats are a good source of soluble dietary fiber, especially β-glucan, which has outstanding functional and nutritional properties. β-Glucan is considered to be the major active component of oats because of its cholesterol-lowering and antidiabetic effects. However, the nutritional benefits of oats appear to go beyond fiber to bioactive phytochemicals with strong antioxidant and ...
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