It might seem that how we eat does not matter much, but it does. Especially with ataxia. What we eat is very important. Swallowing problems are not uncommon in ataxia. But there is a lot you can do to help yourself. 1. Identify the foods and the type of food that is bad for your throat For many people these are either thin drinks (like water) or dry food (like a dry cake). In my case these are spices – pepper, chilli, or dry sprinkles – made of cinnamon, cocoa or powdered sugar. My mom had trouble eating cold food.
Fasting is said to be another fantastic health-enhancing thing. It is praised by healthy people, but this approach is also often used by people with various neurodegenerative diseases, including ataxians. Basically, there are several ways to do fasting. You can starve once a week and you can make eating windows in which you eat and a lot of time during the day is spent on not eating. I am not currently fasting, because I have an impression that there are many new things in my life and I don’t want to do everything at once. Fasting also has its own
Okay, so recently I decided to start my own keto diet and show off the result. I like the idea of being on a strict keto only for a few days and once in a while when generally try to eat low-carb. I already have a lot of experience in this and we live in a time when it is easy to find various products. In my supermarket, for example, there are special bread and pasta that have a lot of protein and little carbohydrates. That’s why I bought a Keto diet kit for 6 days, but I can already
Since I found out that ok, maybe there is no cure for ataxia, but you can actually do a lot to stop it; I was wondering – ok, so… what to eat? Everyone says to eat healthy. But I eat healthy. Seriously. Lots of vegetables, lots of unprocessed products, good products, and stuff. And no one really said what to eat when you have ataxia. Ok. Some people cannot eat gluten, but only those with gluten ataxia. And those with gluten-free ataxia can eat gluten without resistance. And after some time I found the answer. What not to eat? Carbohydrate.