Proper diet will not replace medications for treating multiple sclerosis, but eating properly can be a supplemental therapy. Sugars, dairy and gluten, among other things, can trigger MS symptoms so eliminating them from your diet is a good move. It is also important to keep the immune and nervous systems healthy by ensuring vitamins like vitamin D and niacin are part of your diet.
This article is part of a series; for the rest of the series, visit Food and MS. Does nutrition play a part in our well-being and general health? The World Health Organization thinks it does, and even Medicare recognizes the importance of nutrition for some conditions.The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes the importance of diet…