Foods for Multiple Sclerosis Diet
In order to help recover from this disease, following a multiple sclerosis diet that is high in healthy fats and nutrients is key:
Unprocessed foods – Choose whole, organic, unprocessed foods as often as possible.
Coconut Oil – Coconut oil contains large amounts of medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) that support the brain and nervous system.
Fresh fruits and vegetables – Aim for a variety of colors to provide antioxidants that can help prevent free radical damage.
Omega-3 fats – The EPA/DHA fats found in wild-caught fish can help reduce inflammation.
Cabbage and bean sprouts – Foods high in lecithin may help strengthen the nerves.
MS Diet Foods to Avoid
Processed foods – Reduce your exposure to chemicals and toxins by avoiding any foods that are processed.
Gluten – People with MS generally have a gluten-intolerance and gluten can make symptoms worse.
Potential food allergens – Allergens can make MS symptoms worse, avoid any foods you might be allergic to.
Sugar – Lowers the immune response and causes systemic inflammation and premature aging.
Alcohol – Increases inflammation and can create a toxic environment.