TV Star Jack Osbourne Takes To Paleo Diet To Cure Multiple Sclerosis

Afza Fathima | International Business Times | August 7, 2014

The son of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, TV star Jack Osbourne, was diagnosed for multiple sclerosis after the birth of his daughter, Pearl. He took to the Paleo diet to help eliminate the inflammation, which he feels is what MS is all about.  Most people look at these diets for weight loss, but for Jack and singer Chad Vaccarino of 'A Great Big World' it is a cure for multiple sclerosis in addition to weight loss.

Jack announced on Dr. Mehmet Oz's talk show that since diet is a huge thing, he drinks juices a lot and follows the Paleo diet. He received support from the author of "The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine", Dr. Terry Wahls on his decision to adopt the high-fat low-carb ketogenic diet. Dr. Wahls believes that the ketogenic diet in combination with Paleo diet principles will help those with neurological conditions.

She added that studies were currently being done to see if ketogenic diets help in seizures, Parkinson's and ALS and that research has showed that ketosis increases factors that promote nerve growth in turn repairing the damaged brain cells.  Dr. David Perlmutter, author of "Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs and Sugar-- Your Brain's Silent Killers", agreed with Jack Osbourne that inflammation is the root of many neurological conditions, which can be cut down by eliminating carbohydrates from ones diet. He added that conditions ranging from dementia to depression can be prevented with the help of high-fat low-carb ketogenic diets...