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Seems like this study concluded that a low fat, plant based diet resulted in some positive healthy changes. Particularly, less fatigue. It was a one year study and the sample size was not very large. There are no details to tell us whether flax oil was consumed, but I am guessing it wasn't as McDougall is known for staying away from oils.
Should read all the papers on here where there were 2500 survey results, and repeated several years later. I have done both surveys.
Don't forget Swank's patients over 34 years and OMS has taken that forward to be even more powerful of living life well with MS.
Don't miss out by not getting on doing what needs to be done.
I am on board with OMS. Just thought the McDougall study results might be interesting. I realize OMS is more powerful and the way to go.
They are interesting but numbers not enough to make it get more main stream attention I think.
It's interesting to note that published in this study is the following:

"While a very-low fat, plant-based diet was well adhered to and tolerated, it resulted in no significant improvement on brain MRI, relapse rate or disability as assessed by EDSS scores in subjects with RRMS over one year. "

It's also interesting to note that there has been another published study that shows that PwMS who followed a specific diet higher in saturated fat (but what were considered saturated fats of a higher quality) combined with lots of plant-based nutrients had noticeable improvements in fatigue. So in the limited studies that have been produced so far, just getting off the high sugars, processed foods, high carbs, etc. seems to be the common element in helping to reduce fatigue and not necessarily the levels of fat in a particular diet:

http://msfocusmagazine.org/Health-Welln ... itemid=198
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