Elevated blood fats like LDL cholesterol and triglycerides are associated with increased disability in folks with MS. Higher HDL cholesterol is associated with decreased inflammation. What you eat and how active you are can help to improve your blood fats. Reference: Weinstock-Guttman B, et al. Serum lipid profiles are associated with disability and MRI outcomes in multiple sclerosis. J Neuroinflammation. 2011 Oct 4;8:127.