Now, I am down with flu. Instead of taking medications (hate
popping in antibiotics, which only makes me sleepy and increase
the drug resistance of ‘my’ viruses and bacteria).
I just read an article about fighting flu by
staying away from refined sugar; “One Way to Fight Colds & The
What is the point of consuming antibiotic, medicine or even
herbs and supplements if we do not get to the root of the
problem - our sugar consumption? Ironically, most cough syrup
still contains sugar.
Did you know that it is a ‘taboo’ to consume sugar when you are
Sugar is known to weaken our body’s ‘first line defense’ - white
blood cells. If our bloodstream is streaming (pun intended) with
excessive glucose (from our sugar-laden diet), this can weakened
the already compromised white blood cells of their ability to
fight bacteria and virus.
A research paper had revealed that our white
blood cells’ inefficiency of fighting ‘germs’ will last up to
five hours, even in a healthy person’s body.
Guess I need to treat sugar as enemy for a few days now until I
recover from flu. Oh no, I was eating a sweet while writing this