Experts say consuming too much sugar is bad for us, with dire health warnings. While beleving them, Ian Franks says his taste now wants tea with sugar - and explains his concerns about artificial sweeteners.
Multiple sclerosis organisations around the world back the idea that eating a healthy diet can help people with the disease. But they are refusing, correctly in my view, to get behind any one diet. A new study, published in Neurology, says that eating a healthy diet may be linked with reduced disability and fewer MS … Continue reading Healthy eating can improve MS symptoms, but societies won’t endorse any one diet
Overcoming MS (OMS) is a popular, yet unproven, diet and lifestyle programme for people with MS. And in just under two weeks, on Sunday October 22, you can learn more about it at an OMS conference in Brighton, UK. Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis claims to promote the integration of diet and lifestyle changes into standard medical … Continue reading Steps to Overcoming MS but MS Society warns diet is unproven
Diet? Me? No. we just don’t get along. Try to lose weight, have some minor success, then get disillusioned when the diet continues but the weight plateaus out. Sound familiar? And you end up back where you started or, horror of horrors, even heavier. And I have never paid much attention to people saying that … Continue reading Can a healthy diet help MS? Yes, but it’s not a cure
How eating meat might possibly affect any disease, let alone multiple sclerosis, was the furthest thought from my mind as a child. My family, as I was growing up, were all meat-eaters and this has continued throughout my journey into adulthood including one long, but ultimately failed, marriage right up to the current day – … Continue reading Low fat vegetarian diet looks good for MS patients
It is not just those of us with multiple sclerosis, now everyone living in the UK is being recommended to consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter. And this comes from the country’s top public health advisers. A government-commissioned report has set the recommended levels at 10 micrograms of the vitamin a day, … Continue reading Official Advice: ‘Take Vitamin D Supplements’