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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Sickeningly Sweet
« on: March 09, 2019, 1836 UTC »
Biochemist Dr. Lewis Cantley is Finding Increasing Evidence of a Strong Connection Between Sugar and Cancer

https://news.weill.cornell.edu/news/2019/03/sickeningly-sweet
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Re: Sickeningly Sweet
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2019, 2034 UTC »
The way I think this works is elevated blood sugar suppresses the immune system so the immune system doesn't find and take out mutant cells like it should. I also suspect it allows infections more readily. We all have cancer, when every cell is replaced on an average of 7 years you can be sure a lot of them are going to be mutants, it's the immune system's job to nuke them and not let them spread. So yes I think anything, sugar, chemo, anything that hampers immune system operation is detrimental to health.
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Re: Sickeningly Sweet
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2019, 2051 UTC »
Excess insulin production from eating too much sugar/carbs is one problem, as the article discusses (plus you get type 2 diabetes as bonus).

Also, a key factor in reducing cancer is likely autophagy - the process by which the body cleans out and remove old cells and replaces them with new cells. One way to increase autophagy is via intermittent fasting. This doesn't mean going for days without eating, just around 16 hours, with an 8 hour period of eating per day. Again, we were led down the wrong road by those insisting we should "graze" and continuously eat (sugar filled junk food, at that).
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