trickandtreatOne of my favorite books on low carb eating is Barry Groves book, Trick and Treat.  After reading the chapter “Why Five Portions?”, I realized just how dangerous sugar was.

This chapter is about why and how the daily recommendation of fruits and vegetables became 5 portions.  But, to me, the most profound section in this chapter was the one on how sugars, especially fructose, depress our immune systems and disable our white blood cells ability to destroy bacteria and illness causing organisms.

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