THINGS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH BETTER HEALTH FOR PEOPLE DIAGNOSED WITH MS:
Currently, MS therapy is not associated
with information on nutrition and exercise. But, both can affect MS.
WHAT INCREASES INFLAMMATION IN PEOPLE
What increases inflammmation are high calorie, Western-style diets, including too much salt,
animal fat, red meat, grains, sugary foods and sugar-sweetened drinks, fried food, low fiber and lack of physical exercise.
WHAT SPECIFIC LIFESTYLE ACTIONS CAN REDUCE MS INFLAMMATION?
Exercise and low-calorie
diets can help reduce MS inflammation. As well, a high fat low carbohydrate diet may help
* Eating 5-10 cups of vegatables and fruits daily
* Eating at least one legume every day: beans
(baked, black, adzuki,pinto, garbanzos), peanuts, peas, lentils
*Passing up meat and chicken for sardines
and Arctic salmon (A serving the size of your palm, not including your fingers)
*Eating probiotics (yogurt
with active cultures and fermented foods and drinks (saurkraut*, pickles*, kefir, tempeh, unfiltered and raw vinegar); eat
one or more daily
*Avoiding fried foods, sugary foods and drinks, and meat
*starting an exercise program;
start slow, preferably with an exercise coach who has worked with people with MS
*Soak in cold water to remove
excess salt prior to eating
Nutrition facts in multiple sclerosis. 2015 February 18, ASN