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Nutrition and cognitive function

Nutrition and cognitive function from the Linus Pauling Institute.

http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/health-d ... e-function
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Daily salad and greens slows cognitive decline

Eating a daily salad and greens slows cognitive decline.

https://www.rush.edu/news/press-release ... ve-decline

Overall, the participants’ scores on the thinking and memory tests declined at a rate of 0.08 standardized units per year. Over 10 years of follow-up, the rate of decline for those who ate the most leafy greens was slower by 0.05 standardized units per year than the rate for those who ate the least leafy greens. This ...
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2016 study: The relationship of serum vitamin D and Zinc

glad to have seen this, finally. now i need the chicken/egg clarification.. i get the zinc finger connection where 1,25(OH)2vitamin d3 levels are concerned, but i'm still curious re zinc interactions with plain old 25(OH)vitamin d3.

The relationship of serum vitamin D and Zinc in a nationally representative sample of Iranian children and adolescents: The CASPIAN-III study (2016)
fft https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5307609/

Abstract
Background: Vitamin D (VitD) deficiency is a common ...
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2017 review: Influence of Diet in Multiple Sclerosis

still not touching on cofactors, tsk tsk. maybe in the full text...

Influence of Diet in Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review
http://advances.nutrition.org/content/8/3/463.short

Nutrition is considered to be a possible factor in the pathogenesis of the neurological disease multiple sclerosis (MS). Nutrition intervention studies suggest that diet may be considered as a complementary treatment to control the progression of the disease; a systematic review of the literature on the influence ...
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Saturated Fat: Friend or Foe?

Saturated Fat: Friend or Foe? (2017)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.10 ... 43027-0_21

Abstract
Reducing consumption of dietary saturated fat (SFA) has been part of dietary recommendations for many years as a means to prevent cardiovascular outcomes. Yet, recent research has challenged this very basic concept in preventive nutrition. Data have suggested that LDL-C raising effect of dietary SFA may be influenced by its dietary source, cheese having less hypercholesterolemic effects than butter. ...
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Only one in 10 Americans eat enough fruits and vegetables

Only one in 10 Americans eat enough fruits and vegetables, CDC study finds

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... tudy-finds

Only 12% meet the daily fruit recommendation and 9% the vegetable recommendation, and people living in poverty have especially low rates.

Improving these rates is particularly challenging because just 2% of US farmland is devoted to growing fruits and vegetables, according to UCS. Reinhardt said farmers would need to grow almost twice as ...
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2017 study: Dietary habits in lg population of MS patients

hmm interesting. wonder if they were able to adjust for phytate content in various FVLs.
without a closer look, the dairy piece is just counterintuitive to me. personally, i consume dairy daily but that's bc i like it on my oats or in tea/coffee - not because i think it's particularly good for me! #exvegan

A survey of current dietary habits within a large population of people with multiple sclerosis
http://www.neurology.org/content/88/16_ ...


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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