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Monday, November 28, 2016

Most MS Patients Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines


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An overwhelming majority of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) are not meeting nutrition guidelines, according to a recent study, and more than 90% with 2 or more risk factors reported the co-occurrence of poor diet and insufficient levels of physical activity. 69 participants with MS completed self-reported measures of smoking status, nutrition, alcohol use, physical activity levels, and sociodemographic and clinical characteristics. Researchers found:

Poor diet was the most common risk factor, with 85.5% of the sample not meeting dietary guidelines.


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