10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods for the MS Kitchen
Your diet can make a big difference in how you feel with multiple sclerosis. Some foods -- especially those made with processed sugar and white flour, saturated fats and dairy -- may trigger inflammation. So may gluten or eggs, if you're sensitive to those. “By reducing anything you are eating that is triggering inflammation and promoting anti-inflammatory foods, you’ll feel better,” says Susan Blum, MD, author of The Immune System Recovery Plan (Scribner). That means a diet filled with colorful vegetables and greens, nuts and seeds, fish, fruit, and whole grains, says Blum. Here are 10 essential anti-inflammatory foods for your healthy MS kitchen.