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Dietary fat, not glucose, is the preferred fuel

Perhaps we have been misled about diet once again; maybe the no-fat/low-fat diets recommended by many, from Swank on, are not the best for fighting MS – according to this article by Dr. Joseph Mercola, dietary fat, not glucose, is the preferred fuel of human metabolism: http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitnes ... ucose.aspx

Conventional advice has focused on low-fat diets for weight loss and heart disease prevention, but again and again, studies demonstrate ...
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Hemp oil

Was wondering if anyone tried it? It is high in omega 3's. Has the GLA.. it really looks a lot like what we need. I am not talking about the stuff made from weed. I am talking about what comes from the vitamin store.
I know many of take flax and fish oil. It looks like to me this stuff would make a great addition to get the good fats we need.
Any input..
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Your diet affects your grandchildren

An interesting article on diet and epigenetics...


Your Diet Affects Your Grandchildren's DNA, Scientists Say
http://www.livescience.com/21902-diet-e ... ldren.html

You are what you eat, the saying goes. And, according to two new genetic studies, you are what your mother, father, grandparents and great-grandparents ate, too.

Diet, be it poor or healthy, can so alter the nature of one's DNA that those changes can be passed on to the progeny. While ...
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Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

A documentary film discussing the benefits of a diet similar to Dr. Wahls' diet. It tracks the progress of two men who lost weight (one who was morbidly obese) and cured themselves of urticaria, an autoimmune inflammatory condition of the skin and a woman who cured herself of migraine headaches and restored her physical energy levels.

Watch it for free...

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead.
http://www.hulu.com/watch/289122


NHE ...
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War on Health Documentary

ouch.

Gary Null's documentary exposing the FDA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0CQrL5nzwo
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What not to eat!

Almost unbelievable, it's the mashed potatoes and gravy vending machine. :YMSICK: For just another dollar, you can get that to go with a giant sized Big Gulp! Keep it up and you're prize is a type II diabetes diagnosis :!:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/1 ... 76732.html

SAD: Standard American Diet, Very SAD!
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am i asking in the right post?

I'm not sure if i should be posting here, so would be grateful if a forum mod could move if it doesn't belong here.

Basically what im asking if anyone knows what foods i should be more focused on when suffering with ms and what foods i shouldn't touch, aswell as some suplements i should be using and not be using. just now im only taking vit D ( not really needed with this weather!) ...
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Does cellulose/gelatin LDN capsules contain gluten?

I am following a strict Wahls diet, so no gluten allowed

i have been taking LDN for years which has virtually stopped my progression,

I called the pharmacy i get my LDN from to check their is no gluten and they said there is gluten in the cellulose capsules,
but i have read online that cellulose is gluten free and approved for celiacs

so im a bit lost whether the cellulose capsule contains gluten

last ...
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Ditching Saturated Fats Could Improve Memory and Cognition

As a person with MS who has dramatically reduced her saturated fat intake, I found this article in The Atlantic encouraging:

Ditching Saturated Fats Could Improve Memory and Cognition

May 18 2012

Saturated fats don't just clog your arteries -- they hinder your brain's effectiveness, too.

You can read the whole article here:

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/05/ditching-saturated-fats-could-improve-memory-and-cognition/257386/
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Raw vs. Cooked

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of Eat to Live, discusses raw foods.
http://www.drfuhrman.com/faq/question.a ... 6&qindex=4

Raw vs. Cooked?
Certainly, there are benefits to consuming plenty of raw fruits and vegetables. These foods supply us with high nutrient levels and are generally low in calories too. Eating lots of raw foods is a key feature of an anti-cancer diet style and a long life. But are there advantages to eating a ...
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