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Publication Date: 16 Feb 2017
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Words: 35000
Page Count: 180
Author: Tessa Buckley
ISBN-13: 9780859699877, 9781847094155, 9781847094162

The Multiple Sclerosis Diet Book

Help And Advice For This Chronic Condition
By Tessa Buckley
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Evidence increasingly suggests that nutritious food can improve the health and well-being of those with MS. This book explains the role that healthy eating may play in MS, as well as other autoimmune diseases, such as coeliac disease and type 1 diabetes. The updated new edition of this popular book presents information about diets designed to help those with MS, incuding recent influences such as the Paleo diet, and advises on which foods to eat, which foods to avoid and why. It also presents research findings into the importance of vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids, and discusses the effects salt and sugar may have on people with MS. Topics include:

the so-called Swank or low-fat diet, named after Dr Roy Swank. who pioneered it in the 1940s
the Best Bet diet which has a focus on avoiding dairy, grains and red meat
Dr George Jelinek's Overcoming MS Diet, which emphasises supplementation and sunlight (for vitamin D);
the Wahls diet, or Dr Terry Wahls version of the Paleo diet
supplements – benefits and dangers
food intolerance
practical advice on food preparation
coping with problems such as swallowing and fatigue
new recipes
updated case histories, including two doctors with MS who have successfully treating their own symptoms with diet
About the Author
Tessa Buckley worked as an architectural assistant and designer before being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She is now a health writer, novelist, and children’s book writer.

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