People with chronic diseases have to eat a diet that is balanced with fruits and vegetables to stay healthy, a new report from the UN suggests.
People who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) have a genetic predisposition to develop the disease.
This means that people with MS may have to take in more than the recommended amount of fibre to prevent it causing bloating and bloating-related bloating, or they may need to take on more fibre to maintain their weight.
The UN says a lot of people in the world with MS have to choose between food that is high in fibre and a diet high in sugars.
“There are so many factors that can contribute to a person’s risk of developing MS, including their lifestyle, how they are eating and how they manage their disease,” said Dr Rebecca Gough from the Centre for Research on MS in the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation says the average person in the developed world eats about 12 per cent of their daily calories from carbohydrates, and that is about 50g of sugar per day.
“That means that in a world where a single person is consuming about 25,000 calories a day, they need to eat about 8,000 per day,” Dr Gough said.
“People who have the MS gene have a higher risk of consuming too much fibre, and therefore they will also need to consume a higher amount of vegetables and fruits, which they may not normally consume.”
She said if people with diabetes, obesity and diabetes were to have a diet of high fibre, they would be able maintain a healthy weight.
“But for someone with diabetes who is overweight, and for people with certain metabolic diseases, the number of calories that they need will be more than that of the average healthy person,” she said.
Dr Gough also said people with multiple autoimmune conditions may have a greater chance of developing an autoimmune disease, and she said the results from the study would not be the same for all people with these conditions.
“We will need to do more research into the role of certain nutrients in MS and how it affects people,” she added.
“However, we can say that the results suggest that in some people, certain nutrients are more likely to be associated with a higher incidence of the disease.”
“Some of these nutrients may be associated in some individuals with reduced risk of the onset of MS and/or a longer survival time.”
The findings were published in the journal BMJ.
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