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Nutrition, Optic Neuritis, Optic Neuropathy

Blood Plasma Levels of Microelements in Patients with History of Optic Neuritis (2013)
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10. ... 8516642315

Purpose: To determine the concentration of microelements in the blood of patients with a history of retrobulbar optic neuritis (ON).
Materials and methods: We examined 36 patients (18–63 years of age) – 11 with demyelinating ON (Group 1) and 25 with isolated ON (Group 2) – all of whom had been treated for ...
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Swank-Wahls hybrid

Swank studied 200 patients for 34 years. Most of those who kept saturated fats below 15 grams per day were alive and walking after 34 years. Those who didn't were bedridden or dead. No drug or other lifestyle regimen can claim anything even close to this compelling.

There are a lot of really good concepts underlying the Wahls Protocol - and some anecdotal data indicating it can lessen MS fatigue and trigger a remission. However, ...
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Cachexia

A part of the disease you may have not known had a name, cachexia, i.e., the loss of muscle mass commonly seen in many chronic diseases including MS.

http://www.nature.com/news/cachexia-the ... ss-1.18961
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report: <1% of canadians meeting diet guidelines

Most Waterloo Region residents don't meet food guidelines: report (2014)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener ... -1.2735121
"Researchers found that only 3 out of every 1000 people in the region met the healthy eating guidelines set out by Health Canada.
"It's a fairly shocking number, especially because 75 per cent of Canadians think they eat a good or excellent-quality diet," "But actually the Canadian average is about 0.5 ...
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Amylase-trypsin inhibitors in wheat may worsen inflammation

A recently discovered family of proteins in wheat, amylase-trypsin inhibitors, may be responsible for wheat sensitivity problems.


Your Wheat Sensitivity May Have Nothing to Do With Gluten
http://time.com/4536958/wheat-sensitivity-gluten-ati/

Scientists are focusing on a new protein found in wheat

When most people think of wheat-related health issues, they think of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that’s harmful for anyone with celiac disease. But gluten may not ...
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(newsflash!) study: 85% of MS patients malnourished

Individual and Co-occurring SNAP Risk Factors: Investigation of Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol Consumption, and Physical Activity in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis (2016 in press)
http://www.ijmsc.org/doi/abs/10.7224/1537-2073.2016-040
"Poor diet was the most common risk factor, with 85.5% of the sample not meeting dietary guidelines. Of participants with two or more risk factors, 90.3% were not meeting dietary and physical activity guidelines. There were differential rates of meeting physical activity guidelines between men ...
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study: DNA damage, micronutrient deficiencies and cancer

OT but quite interesting:
DNA damage from micronutrient deficiencies is likely to be a major cause of cancer
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 0701000707
A deficiency of any of the micronutrients: folic acid, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, iron, or zinc, mimics radiation in damaging DNA by causing single- and double-strand breaks, oxidative lesions, or both. For example, the percentage of the US population that has a low ...
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RE:NUTRITION FOR M.S:SWEET POTATOES

HI Friends according to the CLEVELAND CLINIC SWEET POTATOES provide 400 percent odour daily vitamin A DOSE
Please read more
https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/ ... 0-71285713
regards
seeva
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Pure, White and Deadly

Here's an interesting article discussing a documentary film on sugar.

I ate 40 teaspoons of sugar a day. This is what happened
For three years, Damon Gameau cut out sugar from his diet - then, for a documentary, he reintroduced the white stuff. The results were shocking.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink ... pened.html

I assembled a team of doctors, scientists and nutritionists all far more intelligent than myself and went about ...
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Study: Eval. Diet & Outcomes Progressive MS

Evaluation of Dietary Nutrients in Relation to Clinical Outcomes in Chronic-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
http://advances.nutrition.org/content/7/1/15A.short

"Objective: The purpose of this analysis is to determine which components of a modified Paleolithic diet are most related to patient outcomes as evaluated by the Medical Symptom Questionnaire (MSQ) in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) to identify nutrients related to outcomes.

Methods: This is a secondary analysis of nutrition data from a multimodal intervention ...
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