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Sugar Feeds Cancer and Disease

There are few things more fear-provoking than the word “cancer”. Due to regulatory restrictions, it is not possible to discuss natural approaches to treating any health condition, especially cancer. But what I am about to share with you could help you protect yourself from countless potential conditions. I tell my patients who want to remain well, to simply avoid sugar.

Researchers have shown that cancer cells have a ravenous appetite and in fact cancer cells will use up to 4 to 5 times more blood sugar than most healthy surrounding tissues. You may say, “I don’t have cancer” but the question is – do you have abnormal cells being created regularly in your body? The answer is yes. I describe this as follows: if you have a plot of land where you want to plant a garden, you first dig up the soil and are all ready to plant lettuce, tomatoes, corn, etc. Is this land also highly fertile ground for a “weed seed” to settle into and grow? The answer is yes!

So, here comes the “weed seed” (abnormal cells) as it settles in; now if you water it and feed it with the best fertilizer (in the body that is glucose), will the weed flourish? Definitely!

My serious patients wanting to be well, avoid sugar like the plague. You don’t want to wait to get diagnosed with something to stop your sugar habit. You don’t have to quit cold turkey, yet it is time to chill out on the sugar addiction or sweet tooth. And as for the pre-diabetics, accounting for 60 million Americans, or the over-diabetics, running rich in regards to sugar levels, this must be controlled.

To better understand this issue, lets look at the diagnostic test called “PET” and how it works. The most common form of a PET scan begins with an injection of a glucose-based radiopharmaceutical (FDG), which travels through the body, eventually collecting in the organs and tissues targeted for examination. Yes, radio-active glucose (the sugar tested for in the blood for diabetes and that surges with a high sugar diet). If the target tissues in question light up, this generally means that there is a high likelihood of cancer or other disease being present. What this tell us is, “cancer cells are pigs” – let’s make sure we don’t feed them.

In Summary:
There are many reasons to avoid a high sugar diet: diabetes prevention, immune support, weight management and yes, possibly even helping making your body just a little bit more resistant to being the place that a “weed-seed” may want to grow. Sugar is like all other habits – it is a hard one to kick, but you’ll be healthier in your victory.


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