No diet has been proven to impact the course of MS. That said, it
makes sense to choose healthy, nutritious foods. A change in diet
can also help ease some symptoms of MS (e.g. increasing fibre
intake to ease constipation). If you do change your diet
radically, it is a good idea to consult your doctor or a
The title "Registered Dietitian", "Professional Dietitian", and "Dietitian" are protected by law -- through provincial legislation -- so that only qualified practitioners who have met education qualifications can use that title.
Dietitians are members of a provincially regulated profession that has Public Protection as their mandate. Dietitians are held accountable for their conduct and the care they provide.
The term Nutritionist is not protected by law in all provinces so
people with different levels of training and knowledge can all
themselves a "Nutritionist". The title "Nutritionist" is
protected for dietitians in some provinces and dietitians do use
the title "Nutritionists". As the term "Nutritionist' is not a
protected title in some provinces, you should contact your
provincial regulatory body to ensure that you are receiving
services from a dietitian.
For more information:
Visit the Dietitian Canada website here or contact your provincial regulatory body
Find a dietitian in your area here