Vegan diet alleviates fibromyalgia symptoms

12 Jul 2009K. Kaartinen, K. Lammi, M. Hypen, M. Nenonen, O. Hänninen, A.-L. Rauma

It can be concluded that vegan diet had beneficial effects on fibromyalgia symptoms at least in the short run.

Cohort Study
19 effects
3 months
33 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Whole grains Nutrition risk & protective factor
Whole grains
Nutrition

Fibromyalgia Nervous outcome
Strong decrease risk of Fibromyalgia
Nervous system

Low evidence
-125.0%

Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
-8.3%

Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
-8.3%

Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor

Pain Sensory outcome
Decreased risk of Pain
Sensory system

Low evidence
-75.0%

Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Pain Sensory outcome
Decreased risk of Pain
Sensory system

Low evidence
-75.0%

Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Pain Sensory outcome
Decreased risk of Pain
Sensory system

Low evidence
-75.0%

Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
-8.3%

Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Sleep
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
66.0%

Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Sleep
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
66.0%

Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor

Sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Sleep
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
66.0%

Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor

Depression Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

Low evidence
-40.0%

Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Depression Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

Low evidence
-40.0%

Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Depression Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

Low evidence
-40.0%

Whole grains Nutrition risk & protective factor
Whole grains
Nutrition

Depression Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

Low evidence
-40.0%

Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Fibromyalgia Nervous outcome
Strong decrease risk of Fibromyalgia
Nervous system

Low evidence
-125.0%

Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Fibromyalgia Nervous outcome
Strong decrease risk of Fibromyalgia
Nervous system

Low evidence
-125.0%

Berries Nutrition risk & protective factor
Berries
Nutrition

Fibromyalgia Nervous outcome
Strong decrease risk of Fibromyalgia
Nervous system

Low evidence
-125.0%

Nuts & Peanuts Nutrition risk & protective factor

Fibromyalgia Nervous outcome
Strong decrease risk of Fibromyalgia
Nervous system

Low evidence
-125.0%

Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor

Fibromyalgia Nervous outcome
Strong decrease risk of Fibromyalgia
Nervous system

Low evidence
-125.0%