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Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Researchers have discovered new information on the notion that sugar feeds cancer. These findings also have implications for other diseases such as diabetes.

"It's been known since 1923 that tumor cells use a lot more glucose than normal cells. Our research helps show how this process takes place, and how it might be stopped to control tumor growth," says Don Ayer, Ph.D., a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator and professor in the Department of Oncological Sciences at the University of Utah. (Read the rest of the article).

The average American consumes over one hundred and thirty pounds of sugar every year. When you consume twenty-four teaspoons of sugar in a one day period, your immune system is depressed by ninety-two percent.

Yet, the average American consumes over forty-two teaspoons of sugar a day!

How? A twelve ounce soft drink has nine teaspoons of sugar. Many people drink two or three such beverages a day. This does not include all of the hidden sugar in foods in order to preserve them and make them taste better.

A depressed immune system leaves you susceptable to colds, the flu, and many other sicknesses and diseases. And like I said, cancer thrives on sugar.