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.
Credit: Thinkstock Inside the digestive system is a rainforest of rich microbiota that help to process nutrients, protect us from infection, maintain protective barriers in the gut, trigger the immune system, and even communicate with the brain. To get a sense of how bacteria does this, first understand that microbes are…