The myelin sheath of the nerves of 70-75% is composed of lipids and 25-30 % from protein. The structure of the cells also includes lecithin, a representative phospholipid, which is very large: he takes part in many biochemical processes, improves the body's resistance to toxins, lowers cholesterol.
Use of products containing lecithin, is a good prevention and treatment of diseases associated with dysfunction of the nervous system. This ingredient is included in many cereals, soy, fish, egg yolks, brewer's yeast. Lecithin also contains: liver, olives, chocolate, raisins, seeds, nuts, eggs, milk and milk products. An additional source of this substance can be biologically active and food additives.
To restore the myelin sheath of the nerves is possible, including in the diet foods that contain the amino acid choline: eggs, legumes, beef, nuts. Very useful omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. They are found in fatty fish, seafood, seeds, nuts, Flaxseed oil and Flaxseed. Source of omega-3 fatty acids include fish oil, avocados, walnuts, beans.
The composition of the myelin sheath is composed of vitamins B1 and B12, so for the nervous system would be useful to include in the diet of rye bread, wholegrain cereals, dairy products, pork, fresh herbs. It is very important to drink a sufficient amount of folic acid. Sources: legumes (peas, beans, lentils), citrus fruits, nuts and seeds, asparagus, celery, broccoli, beets, carrots, pumpkin.
The restoration of the myelin sheath of nerves contributes to copper. It contains: sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds, bitter chocolate, cocoa, pork liver, seafood. For the health of the nervous system must be included in the diet foods that contain Inositol: vegetables, nuts, bananas.
It is very important to support the immune system. In the presence of the organism sources of chronic inflammation or autoimmune diseases disrupted the integrity of the myelin sheaths of nerves. In these cases, in addition to the basic therapy should be entered in the menu of food and herbal anti-inflammatories: green tea, infusions of rose hips, nettle, yarrow, as well as foods rich in vitamins C and D. Vitamin C in large quantities contained in citrus fruits, berries, kiwi, cabbage, sweet peppers, tomatoes, spinach. Sources of vitamin D are eggs, dairy products, butter, seafood, fatty fish, cod liver and other fish.
Diet to restore the myelin sheath of the nerves must contain sufficient amounts of calcium. He is part of many products: milk, cheese, nuts, fish, vegetables, fruits, cereals. For proper calcium absorption you need to include in the diet of magnesium (found in nuts, wholemeal bread) and phosphorus (contained in fish).