Can Multiple Sclerosis be affected by diet?

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Can Multiple Sclerosis be affected by diet?

Post by MSUK » Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:59 am

The first prospective population-based study of dietary patterns and risk for multiple sclerosis (MS) has found no relationship between eating a high-quality, healthy diet and a reduced risk of developing MS.

One caveat was that the study focused on current diets in adults only, and it is possible that diet in adolescence may be more important regarding risk for MS, it was noted.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/dietresearch
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Re: Can Multiple Sclerosis be affected by diet?

Post by ElliotB » Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:52 am

"a high-quality, healthy diet"

And who exactly determined what the "high-quality, healthy diet" was and what premise was used to determine it? While I truly believe it is possibly to affect the ultimate outcome through diet, the "high-quality, healthy diet" is likely not what modern society would expect or accept.

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Re: Can Multiple Sclerosis be affected by diet?

Post by NHE » Sat Sep 27, 2014 4:08 pm

It's a meeting abstract, not even a full paper...
MS Boston 2014: The 2014 Joint Americas and European Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS/ECTRIMS) meeting. Abstracts PS5.1, PS5.3, and P055. Presented September 11, 2014.

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