Women with MS ‘have lower levels of nutrients 5’

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Women with MS 'have lower levels of 5 nutrients'

Women with MS (MS) have lower levels of five key nutrients, according to new research.

These nutrients – food folate, vitamin E, magnesium, zeaxanthin and lutein-quercetin. – All have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the US He studied 27 Caucasian women with MS, compared with 30 healthy Caucasian women between the ages of 18-60 and with the body mass index of less than or equal to 30 kg per square meter.

Participants reported on their diet and nutrition in the course of a year before they started taking supplements of vitamin D.

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Women with MS had an average intake of folate food 244 micrograms (mcg). This figure was 321 mcg for healthy people, while the recommended daily allowance is 400 mcg.

By magnesium, women with MS had an average intake of 254 milligrams (mg), while those without the condition had an average of 321 mg -. Just above the recommended daily allowance

“Because MS is a chronic inflammatory disease, which has enough nutrients with anti-inflammatory properties can help prevent disease or reduce the risk of attacks to those already have MS, “said study author Sandra Cassard.

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