Stressy Messy is correct , It is a myth that cancer cells "feed on sugar" the only concern with sugar, is that it adds calories to a diet and can lead to obesity, and obesity is a major risk factor for cancer,
"Even if one believed sugar feeds cancer, although it might sound logical that eliminating sugar from one’s diet could then stop cancer cells from growing, that’s biologically not how our bodies use food. All food energy — regardless of its source — is converted into identical simple sugars that our bodies use for energy to function. Similarly, our bodies use the same chemical nutrients from foods - regardless of their source. Just like healthy cells, cancer cells don’t care where the sugar comes from. And if you stopped eating completely, your body would then start tearing down fat and muscle stores for energy, but it wouldn’t stop the cancer until you died of starvation. "
Junkfood Science , the eminent Johns Hopkins Cancer Center ,and also the Mayo Clinic, to name just a few have all debunked the "sugar feeding cancer" theory many times, Sorry, but its just another urban legend, usually promoted by ALT websites, Always ask for evidence , as sadly there are many misleading and totally nonsensical theories out there regarding cancer ,especially so online!!
Sugar does not make cancer cells grow/spread. However, if you have too much sugar in your diet, specifically simple sugars found in bake goods, this can cause weight gain. Weight gain overtime can lead to obesity and obesity has been linked to an increased risk of several cancers. Sugar is a natural substance that is found in all of our food and feeds ALL of our body's cells because our body's need simple sugar for energy. The key is moderation.
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