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02.06.16

Fuel for Brain Power

By Dr Joanna McMillan

If you’re living with MS you have probably become somewhat of an expert on the brain. It is after all central to so many of the symptoms you experience. So trying to keep your brain healthy and able to function as well as it can is clearly key. This is the goal of many medications and therapy, but what about diet?

Although many physicians remain sceptical about the role of diet in MS, there...

03.03.16

The impact of food groups – the good, the bad and the ugly

By Dr Joanna McMillan

The links between various dietary factors and the progression of MS remain debated by scientists and doctors working in the field. However, a picture is emerging and it is clear that certain dietary patterns and foods do indeed influence the development and progression of the disease.

The good news is that the kinds of changes that seem to be good for slowing the progression of MS are in...

05.11.15

Making Your Diet Work For You

By Dr Joanna McMillan

The importance of a balanced diet

Food plays a crucial role in all of our lives. Not just in terms of delivering the nutrients and energy our bodies need to function, but food is also part of our culture and our social interactions. Ultimately food should be an immensely enjoyable part of life.

For those of you living with MS it is arguably even more important that you eat well....

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