In these pages, we explore how dietary choices can help people with MS. If you have MS, you may feel that you need to take practical steps to manage your health, alongside the medical treatment options you have. Being aware of what you are eating and drinking is a big part of this, and you may find some positive benefits for your MS with some simple dietary changes.
Check with your doctor, MS team or a qualified dietician before embarking on any radical dietary changes, and be sure you are not leaving any essential nutrients out of your diet.
Maintaining a healthy diet is helpful for everyone. If you have MS, you may find a healthy diet helps with some of your symptoms and can help reduce the impact of MS on your life.
Diet and symptoms
Find out how some MS symptoms can be improved by making changes to your diet or maintaining a healthy weight.
Types of diet
Lots of different diets claim to provide health benefits to people with MS. Here's a round-up of the most popular choices.
Questions about diet?
We put your questions to Dr Conor Kerley, a registered dietitian with MS to find out more about diet and MS.
Fats and fatty acids
Fats and oils are essential parts of the diet, but some kinds of fat might be better for people with MS than others.
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient which is linked to health in MS. Find out how to boost your vitamin D levels on a day to day basis.