Journal article

Higher-quality diet and non-consumption of meat are associated with less self-determined disability progression in people with multiple sclerosis: A longitudinal cohort study

Steve Simpson-Yap, Nupur Nag, Yasmine Probst, George Jelinek, Sandra Neate

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Modifiable lifestyle factors, including diet, may affect clinical outcomes in multiple sclerosis (MS). This study assessed the relationships between diet, and disability, fatigue, and depression risk in people with MS. METHODS: Participants from the Health Outcomes and Lifestyle In a Sample of people with Multiple sclerosis (HOLISM) international cohort were assessed over 2.5 years. Dietary data were obtained using a modified Diet Habits Questionnaire (DHQ), disability using the calculated Patient-determined MS Severity Score (P-MSSS), fatigue using the Fatigue Severity Scale, and depression risk using the Patient Health Questionnaire-2. Participants reported whether ..

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