The Simple Change Shown to Improve Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms by 20 Percent

In our current health care system it is far too easy to wait in anticipation of some miracle drug to alleviate all our ills. After all, we don’t have to do much to take responsibility for our health. But, according to new research, you might want to take a look at your diet if you are suffering from the neurological disorder multiple sclerosis, also known as MS.

MS is characterized by extreme fatigue and weakness, eye pain or vision problems, balance issues, dizziness, pain, depression and cognitive issues. Fortunately new research shows that people can improve their symptoms by 20 percent by making one change to their lifestyle.

The new study published in the medical journal Neurology found that simply boosting up the amount of fruits and vegetables in a person’s diet could improve their MS symptoms by a whopping 20 percent. I’m confident that if a drug had that kind of result it would be considered a miracle drug for the disease.

The study participants who ate the best diet (an extra 3 servings of fruits and vegetables daily) over those who ate the worst diet (less than a half-serving of fruits and vegetables) had a 20 percent improvement in symptoms like fatigue, pain, mobility and depression. While this improvement is incredible, the study did not examine what higher amounts of fruits and vegetables would do for MS sufferers.

What would happen if people made an effort to eat 5 to 9 servings of produce daily? We’ll have to wait to see what the research will say but in the meantime, it couldn’t hurt to eat more fruits and vegetables to benefit from their vitamins, minerals and thousands of other healing phytonutrients, which is just a fancy word for plant nutrients.

Additionally, the researchers found that those who had an overall healthy lifestyle were 50 percent less likely to suffer from depression, 30 percent less likely to suffer from severe fatigue, and 40 percent less likely to have pain than those who did not have a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle involved not smoking, remaining as active as possible and maintaining a healthy weight.

But let’s get back to the diet component. It’s surprisingly easy to eat more fruits and vegetables. And when it comes to vegetables it may surprise you that the adage “haters gonna hate” simply does not apply. As I have seen happen regularly, trying vegetables in new and different ways is enough to make even the biggest haters love them.

Ways to Get More Fruit and Vegetables

Here are some ways to help you get more fruits and vegetables into your diet:

-Add berries, sliced peaches, or other fresh or frozen fruit to your breakfast cereal

-Add an extra serving of fruit to your favorite smoothie recipe

-Make vegetables the star of your meals rather than just a side-dish

-Keep a bag of broccoli coleslaw or other type of coleslaw. Saute in a little olive oil and water and use in place of noodles

-Add sprouts to your sandwiches or wraps

-Add a handful of mung bean sprouts to your favorite Asian noodle dish (either cooked or raw)

-Make meatless Monday something you do on Monday, but also Tuesday or Wednesday

-Use apple sauce in your baked goods (you will need to adjust the liquid to dry ingredients ratio)

-Opt for fresh or dried fruit like dried mango slices in place of dessert.

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Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, DNM is the publisher of the free e-news World’s Healthiest News, the Cultured Cook, president of ScentsationalWellness, and an international best-selling and 20-time published book author whose works include: The Cultured Cook: Delicious Fermented Foods with Probiotics to Knock Out Inflammation, Boost Gut Health, Lose Weight & Extend Your Life.

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Johan B
Johan B16 days ago

After my Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis 2 years ago, i stopped all the Multiple sclerosis medicines prescribed due to severe side effects, and decided to go on natural herbal approach. My primary care provider introduced me to Rich Herbs Foundation and i immediately started on their Multiple Sclerosis herbal formula treatment, this herbal treatment has made a tremendous difference for me. My symptoms including shaking, muscle weakness, fatigue, mood swings, numbness, double vision and urinary retention all disappeared after the 4 months treatment! Their website is w w w. richherbsfoundation. c o m. Its just amazing!

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Johan B
Johan B16 days ago

After my Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis 2 years ago, i stopped all the Multiple sclerosis medicines prescribed due to severe side effects, and decided to go on natural herbal approach. My primary care provider introduced me to Rich Herbs Foundation and i immediately started on their Multiple Sclerosis herbal formula treatment, this herbal treatment has made a tremendous difference for me. My symptoms including shaking, muscle weakness, fatigue, mood swings, numbness, double vision and urinary retention all disappeared after the 4 months treatment! Their website is w w w. richherbsfoundation. c o m. Its just amazing!

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Past Member
Past Member about a month ago

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 95 but had my first symptoms in 87. I tried Betaseron for about 6 years or so. In 2012 I went to a care facility, life was too difficult at home for my husband and family. I have tried several types of medications. I thought you just have to let it run its course; both my legs were spasming mostly at night which makes sleeping difficult.My multiple sclerosis got significantly worse and unbearable because of my cognitive thinking.. I lost touch with reality. Last year I started on the Multiple Sclerosis natural herbal formula we ordered from GREEN HOUSE HERBAL CLINIC, We spoke to few people who used the treatment here in Canada and they all gave a positive response, my symptoms totally declined over a 7 weeks use of the Green House multiple Sclerosis disease natural herbal formula. I am now almost 73 and doing very well, the disease is totally reversed! (Visit their website www . Greenhouseherbalclinic . com) I am thankful to nature, herbs are truly gift from God. I will keep sharing more awareness, Share with friends!!

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Lily O
Lily Oabout a month ago

My first symptom of MS was when I was 16 years old. The main symptom was about 30 years later when I went blind. I had many symptoms through my life, but wasn't tested for MS until the blindness. I've had problems with fatigue and balance. Thank God for leading me to BEST HEALTH HERBAL CENTRE, please don't ignore this post is real. Best Health Herbal Centre MS herbal remedy cured me totally within 6 weeks of usage only. No side effect, it works like a miracle, please viewers out there that have any deadly disease, please don't fail contact Best Health Herbal Centre via their website ww w .besthealthherbalcentre. com

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Lily O
Lily Oabout a month ago

My first symptom of MS was when I was 16 years old. The main symptom was about 30 years later when I went blind. I had many symptoms through my life, but wasn't tested for MS until the blindness. I've had problems with fatigue and balance. Thank God for leading me to BEST HEALTH HERBAL CENTRE, please don't ignore this post is real. Best Health Herbal Centre MS herbal remedy cured me totally within 6 weeks of usage only. No side effect, it works like a miracle, please viewers out there that have any deadly disease, please don't fail contact Best Health Herbal Centre

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Kelly S
Past Member 1 months ago

thanks
omg horrific disease

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Sarah S
Past Member 1 months ago

I have been diagnosed of multiple sclerosis (ms) for 6 years now, i have used so many prescriptions fromm my doctor but never gave me a cure rather controlling the symptoms, my symptoms where ( constipation, depression, difficulty swallowing, difficulty thinking and understanding, flare, headache, heavy legs, numbness of face etc.), my health and life was gradually deteriorating more and more, so i took a glance on the internet and i found (GENERAL HERBAL HEALTH CENTER) a HERBAL MEDICINE HOME that can cure multiple sclerosis (ms), i gave a test to their herbal product because there is no harm in trying, i bought the medicine and it was shipped to my door step and i was very happy so i used the herbal medicine (note: this herbal medicine can be use/taken along with your doctors medical prescription, if you want to) i used this herbal medicine for 9 weeks the results were wonderful, i started getting good result, my symptoms was gradually going away, i started getting healed, i can feel that because i know how i was before i started using the herbal medicine, and in 9 weeks i was cured totally.. thanks to general health center.
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contact them today via email address: generalhealthcenter1@gmail.com .

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Sarah S
Past Member 1 months ago

I have been diagnosed of multiple sclerosis (ms) for 6 years now, i have used so many prescriptions fromm my doctor but never gave me a cure rather controlling the symptoms, my symptoms where ( constipation, depression, difficulty swallowing, difficulty thinking and understanding, flare, headache, heavy legs, numbness of face etc.), my health and life was gradually deteriorating more and more, so i took a glance on the internet and i found (GENERAL HERBAL HEALTH CENTER) a HERBAL MEDICINE HOME that can cure multiple sclerosis (ms), i gave a test to their herbal product because there is no harm in trying, i bought the medicine and it was shipped to my door step and i was very happy so i used the herbal medicine (note: this herbal medicine can be use/taken along with your doctors medical prescription, if you want to) i used this herbal medicine for 9 weeks the results were wonderful, i started getting good result, my symptoms was gradually going away for the best, i started getting healed, i can feel that because i know how i was before i started using the herbal medicine, and in 9 weeks i was cured totally.. thanks to general health center.
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contact them today via email address: generalhealthcenter1@gmail.com .

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Past Member
Past Member 2 months ago

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 1 month after I turned 50. My was is 96 and had it since she was in her 20s. I was on Copaxone, the first year was daily and later I was on 40 mg, 3 times a week. It made a tremendous difference for me. Although the fatigue was what really gets to me. When I do too much, I do start to feel weak.There has been little if any progress in finding a cure or reliable treatment. My multiple sclerosis got significantly worse and unbearable because of my cognitive thinking.. Last year, i started on a natural multiple sclerosis Herbal therapy from Green House Herbal Clinic, i read a lot of positive reviews from patients who used the treatment and i immediately started on it. I had great relief with this herbal treatment. I am doing very much better now, no case of Cognitive thinking or memory Loss,, my multiple sclerosis condition is totally reversed. Visit Green House Herbal Clinic website w ww. greenhouseherbalclinic .com. I am thankful to nature, the medics failed. Share with friends!!

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Past Member 2 months ago

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 1 month after I turned 50. My was is 96 and had it since she was in her 20s. I was on Copaxone, the first year was daily and later I was on 40 mg, 3 times a week. It made a tremendous difference for me. Although the fatigue was what really gets to me. When I do too much, I do start to feel weak.There has been little if any progress in finding a cure or reliable treatment. My multiple sclerosis got significantly worse and unbearable because of my cognitive thinking.. Last year, i started on a natural multiple sclerosis Herbal therapy from Green House Herbal Clinic, i read a lot of positive reviews from patients who used the treatment and i immediately started on it. I had great relief with this herbal treatment. I am doing very much better now, no case of Cognitive thinking or memory Loss,, my multiple sclerosis condition is totally reversed. Visit Green House Herbal Clinic website w ww. greenhouseherbalclinic .com. I am thankful to nature, the medics failed. Share with friends!!

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