Thursday, 2 June 2016

Fasting-mimicking diet studied as potential MS treatment

Source MS Trust:



A diet that mimics the effects of fasting may have a role in managing multiple sclerosis according to new research.


Researchers in California tested a diet that involves eating half the usual number of calories for three days in every seven. When mice with a disease similar to MS were fed the diet for three weeks, they showed improvements in their symptoms compared to a control group who maintained their usual diet. Read on.