Posts Tagged "sugar free"

10 years later, school still sugar free and proud

Posted on Feb 28, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Sugar has been banned at Georgia elementary school for a decade (CNN) — The children in the cafeteria drink low-fat milk, shovel corn kernels on their sporks and munch on tuna sandwiches on wheat. One of the most requested vegetables at Brown Mills Elementary School is broccoli, according to its principal. For dessert? Peaches. There are no bake sales here, no birthday cupcakes, no cookies or ice cream. Don’t even think about bringing sugar to Browns Mill Elementary School. As schools around the country have begun removing soda and junk food from their premises, the elementary...

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A High-fat, Sugar-Free Diet May Fight Cancer

Posted on Nov 13, 2008 in Cancer

  At the Wurzburg hospital in Germany, two researchers have been conducting clinical studies on cancer patients by feeding them a diet that eliminates most carbohydrates and sugar and includes high-fat plant oils, soy, and animal fats. Their study is based on research by Nobel laureate Otto Warburg, who found that cancer cells feed on sugar. The theory is simple: if most aggressive cancers rely on the fermentation of sugar for growing and dividing, then take away the sugar and they should stop spreading. Meanwhile, normal body and brain cells should be able to handle the sugar starvation;...

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