Maintenance of general good health is very important for persons with MS or any chronic disorder. A well-balanced and carefully planned diet will help to achieve this goal.
Want to read more about maintaining a healthy diet? Check out the Healthy Bites blog, written by Rita Smith, MS, RD, CDE.
Rita P. Smith, MS, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with Martha Jefferson Hospital. She has worked in the field of nutrition and disease prevention for 35 years, working with patients and their family members to help guide healthy food choices. Rita’s blog “Healthy Bites” provides excellent information on weight management, making good food choices, food preparation, shopping tips and more. This is an valuable resource for people who are interested in learning to make important nutritional choices for managing their health. You can also find “Rita’s Recipes” here: http://www.marthajefferson.org/recipes.php
The National MS Society is proud to be a source of information about MS. Our comments are based on professional advice, published experience and expert opinion, and do not represent therapeutic recommendation or prescription. You do need to consult with your physician as well.