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Just found out I'm pg, what amount of vits to take?

Hi
I'm just delighted, found out I'm pg. Was on Copaxone, but had a hunch I was pg so I gave it up about 6 days after conception, so I'm not worried about that.

I'm taking a general pregnancy multi vit/mineral.
But I'd also been taking 1,000 mcg Vit D - should I continue? Or is that too much during pg, does anyone know? Am taking calcium too, but I will continue that as on ...
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Vegetables are good for your brain

Although not specific to MS, this article is interesting none the less and diet modifications based on these results may prove helpful for MS patients as well as the general population. NHE

Study: Vegetables May Keep Brains Young
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer
October 24, 2006, 1:52 AM EDT

CHICAGO -- New research on vegetables and aging gives mothers another reason to say "I told you so." It found that eating vegetables appears to ...
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nutrition/infection/immune sys

http://intl.ajcn.org/cgi/content/abstract/66/2/464S

Synergism of nutrition, infection, and immunity: an overview
NS Scrimshaw and JP SanGiovanni
Food and Nutrition Programme for Human and Social Development, United Nations University (Program Office), Boston, MA 02114-0500, USA. Scrimshaw@inf.unu.edu

Infections, no matter how mild, have adverse effects on nutritional status. The significance of these effects depends on the previous nutritional status of the individual, the nature and duration of the infection, and the diet during the ...
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I eliminated my post

I eliminated my post
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Wanna share your healthy diet recipes?

If you are into a healthy lifestyle, Beano is running a promotion right now called the Healthy Recipe Contest. Check it out @ www.beanogas.com . I am working on this promo on behalf of Beano.
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Insulin

I don't know if this abstract has been posted here before, but it looks interesting and may provide a potential role for insulin in reducing inflammation. By the way, the abstract can be found on page 9 of the linked document.

    Macronutrient intake induces oxidative and inflammatory stress while insulin causes suppression of reactive oxygen species generation and inflamamtion
    Paresh Dandona, Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY, USA

    Following our original observation that the intake of 75g ...
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In Children with Autoimmune Disease, Response Starts Early

Nick's foreword

The following information is very important for a variety of reasons.

  • It reinforces the strong relationship between type 1 diabetes and MS. This studyby Winer et al in 2001 that found striking similarities between IDDM and MS. In essence, the two diseases are, in a test tube, virtually identical. It’s only their final expression of what self tissue is attacked which differs.
  • It compliments the research by Guggenmos et al by ...
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Relationship to diet explored again

I'm Looking at it now not sure if it's just a sales pitch as of yet but thought you might like to read.


Health: Do 73% of Americans Die from Just One Actual Disease? Previous Release
Next Release

Recent research reveals up to almost three quarters of all U.S. deaths annually arise from diseases associated with chronic low-level inflammation. Some of the diseases previously thought unrelated include heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, kidney and liver ...
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MS and Fats - A Balancing Act

MS and Fats - A Balancing Act, by Ashton Embry PhD.

This article featured in New Pathways magazine, Nov/Dec edition 2005.

The Swank Research & Diet

The role of fats in MS has been passionately debated for over 50 years. It all began over 50 years ago when Dr Roy Swank published a paper in 1950 claiming that saturated fat was an important factor in MS.

Saturated fat is one of four main types of ...
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Go ahead and sin-Gluten-Free Quiche recipe

I got this from the 300+ recipe book I bought for a total of $2.99 from Marilyn, on eBay
http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZkurlykurly1QQhtZ-1

GLUTEN-FREE MUSHROOM QUICHE

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 large onion, diced

2 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms

4 eggs

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/2 cup water

1/8 cup hot water

1 tsp chicken soup mix

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1/8 tsp nutmeg


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat ...
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