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What is the Daily Recommendation for Fruits and Vegetables for People with Multiple Sclerosis?


Q. I have Multiple Sclerosis.What diet of fruits and salads should I have?
A. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, there is no special diet, per se, for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and they should follow the same low-fat, high-fiber diet recommendations as the general population. The daily recommendation for fruit and vegetable intake is around 4 to 6 cups per day and is based on sex, age, and physical activity level. 
Use our website as a tool to find ways to meet your daily recommendation by reviewing the Fruit & Veggie Recipe Database, shopping tips, and our seasonal produce lists, just to name a few. In addition, the USDA’s MyPlate website can help you navigate the right path to healthy nutrition.
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Diet and Nutrition Information for MS



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