Sugar is the latest delicious thing to be linked with cancer | New York Post

No surprise here! Research links sugar with the growth of tumors. Another reason to cut sugars from your diet! Read the article in the NY Post

 

The American diet isn’t so sweet — as sugar-laden eating habits are linked to an increased chance of breast cancer, according to a new study.Researchers at The University of Texas: MD Anderson

Source: Sugar is the latest delicious thing to be linked with cancer | New York Post

HIV’s Sweet Tooth

HIV-and-sugarStudy links sugar to HIV, a discovery that may have applications in treating cancer as well, since, as we know, cancer cells require abundant sugar (and other nutrients) from the cell to grow and spread.

From the article:

HIV’s Sweet Tooth Is Its Downfall

After HIV invades an activated immune cell, it craves sugar and nutrients to replicate and fuel its growth.

Northwestern Medicine and Vanderbilt University scientists discovered the switch that turns on the immune cell’s abundant sugar and nutrient pipeline.  Then they blocked the switch with an experimental compound, thereby starving HIV to death.

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