Posted by JL
on April 30, 2000 at 13:27:39:
In Reply to: A low carbohydrate diet to treat cancer? Comments? posted by Alan on April 22, 2000 at 11:19:26:
: Just a little info that I found while cruising the net.
: "Sugar consumption is positively associated with cancer in humans and test animals.*
: Tumors are know to be enormous sugar absorbers."
: —Sally Fallon, Nourishing Traditions 1995 Promotion Publishing
: *Reference: Beasley, Joseph D, MD and Jerry J Swift, MA The Kellogg Report, 1989
: The Institute of Health Policy and Practice, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 129.
: "Johns Hopkins researchers have found evidence that some cancer cells are such
: incredible sugar junkies that they'll self-destruct when deprived of glucose, their
: biological sweet of choice"..."Scientists have long suspected that the cancer cell's
: heavy reliance on glucose, its main source of strength and vitality, also could be one of
: its great weaknesses, and Dang's new results are among the most direct proofs yet of
: the idea."*
: —Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions' news release
: *Reference: Shim H, Dang C, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
: USA, 1998 Feb 17; 95(4): 1511-1516.
And I keep reading about people who eat too many sugar substitutes, such as cyclamates,
aspertame etc. They also say the results are proof.
So what is the truth? No sugar or sugar substitutes? Reliance on glucose, or reliance
on sugar substitutes. These type of surveys etc.keep you running in circles. do they really