High-Fat Diet Risks Multiple Sclerosis Relapse
Increasing Veggies Cuts Risk
A high-fat diet increases the risk of relapse of multiple sclerosis in children by as much as 56 percent, reports The Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. A multi-university study of 219 children also found that each 10 percent increase in saturated fat as a share of total calories tripled the risk of relapse. Inversely, each additional cup of vegetables per week cut the risk of the disease by 50 percent.
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This article appears in the April 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.