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Fish oil supplements won't help in Multiple Sclerosis: study

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Omega-3 fatty acid supplements don't appear to have any benefit on multiple sclerosis (MS), according a study by Norwegian researchers.

Multiple sclerosis affects about 2.5 million people worldwide. Some prior research has indicated that omega-3 fatty acid supplements might have anti-inflammatory effects that could benefit those with the disease, according to background information in the study.

Omega-3 fatty acids are found in cold-water fish, such as salmon, and in fish oil supplements.

"Our study ...
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fat, sick, and nearly dead- MS testimonial

MS Testimonial from the fat, sick, and nearly dead (film documentary) website--great film if you haven't seen it!


http://www.jointhereboot.com/index.php? ... 95&lang=en
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Sugar: The bitter truth

60 Minutes had a segment that discussed the toxic effects of sugar. One of the interviews was with Robert H. Lustig, MD, a UCSF Professor. Dr. Lustig has posted a presentation of his research to youtube titled Sugar: The Bitter Truth. It's worth watching.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM


NHE
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Losing belly fat improves vascular function

Results of a six-month study at Johns Hopkins University were presented March 13 at an American Heart Association scientific meeting in San Diego:

"Overall, there was an improvement in vascular health that was related to how much abdominal fat was lost,"

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-st ... 2012-03-14



"The more belly fat the participants lost, the better their arteries were able to expand when needed, allowing more blood to flow more freely." ...
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Book by Dr. Dwight Lundell – application for MS?

Dr. Dwight Lundell was interviewed this morning (3/12/12) about his new book, The Cure for Heart Disease. He touches on the Standard American Diet (SAD) and its connection to modern diseases, glucose and insulin spikes, and the role of inflammation (It is his belief that glucose damages the inside of blood vessels; of course, I think insulin is the culprit.):

http://video.foxnews.com/v/150305862600 ... t-disease/

I will find and read this ...
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Adding spices cuts triglycerides and insulin

To Cut The Risk Of A High-Fat Meal, Add Spice
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/0 ... -add-spice

No need to be stingy with spices. Research from Penn State finds heavily spiced meals — think chicken curry with lots of turmeric, or desserts rich in cinnamon and cloves — may do the heart good.

"Elevated triglycerides are a risk factor for heart disease," explains researcher Sheila West.

Her study found that a spicy meal ...
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hypoallergenic meal replacement?

Has anyone tried this product? : http://www.nutramed.com/alphadmx/index.htm
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Best Bet Diet

Is anyone on the Best Bet Diet and if so, why no eggs? Also, I see the Medi fast diet advertised a lot. Has anyone tried that?
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Gluten and Dairy free diet - necessity

Hi All,

My DH has a MS diagnosis and we went dairy and gluten free since Nov after hearing the diagnosis and after reading that various diet regimens. We recently did an ELISA test for food allergies and he is neither allergic to Dairy nor to Gluten.

Is the Dairy free/gluten free still recommended ? Please let me know your thoughts!

Thanks !
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