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Neuropathy and Diet: Our Foods Help or Hurt

Understanding the impact of diet on neuropathy symptoms is increasingly supported by a growing body of evidence. Research suggests that a well-balanced diet not only aids in alleviating neuropathic symptoms but may also contribute to slowing down disease progression. It’s essential to recognize the distinction between foods that promote nerve health, those that exacerbate symptoms, and processed items that lack nutritional value altogether. Are you aware of these differences? Making informed dietary choices is paramount, ranking second only to effectively managing the root cause in self-managing neuropathy symptoms. By adopting a neuropathy-friendly diet rich in nutrient-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, individuals can optimize their overall health and potentially mitigate the severity of neuropathic symptoms. Conversely, limiting the intake of processed foods, sugary snacks, and trans fats can help minimize inflammation and nerve damage associated with neuropathy. Empowering individuals with the knowledge and resources to make healthier dietary choices is instrumental in enhancing their quality of life and well-being amidst the challenges of living with neuropathy

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Our featured resource for Neuropathy and Diet isn’t one of our own. Sugar Crush, by Dr. RP Jacoby and Raquel Baldelomar explains how sugar causes nerve and other damage, a number of the conditions it causes or contributes to, and provides practical options symptom relief.

Learn more about this from our book review, including an excerpt.

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Michal Ofer brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role as a functional nutritionist and consultant. With a passion for holistic health and wellness, she works closely with both groups and individuals to address a wide range of health concerns and goals. Her approach is rooted in the principles of functional nutrition, focusing on identifying and addressing the root causes of health issues rather than simply treating symptoms. Michal specializes in supporting clients in naturally healing the metabolic, systemic, and digestive damage often associated with the modern lifestyle and conventional dietary recommendations. Through personalized nutrition plans and evidence-based strategies, she empowers her clients to make sustainable lifestyle changes that promote optimal well-being and vitality. Michal’s holistic approach encompasses not only dietary recommendations but also lifestyle modifications, stress management techniques, and supportive therapies to address the whole person and promote long-term health and wellness.

Michal Ofer – Functional Nutritionist

Food can be helpful or harmful.

The difference is knowing what is on your plate.

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