Sugar suppresses immune system

Blog entry posted by SickOfSickness, Jan 20, 2014.

I didn't know this. I will be cutting my sugar intake, and some other sweeteners.

  1. SickOfSickness
    You may want to look into resistant starch for blood sugar.
  2. Plum
    Yeah it is such bad stuff. Been trying to balance my blood sugar for 3 and a half years. I thought my 1 cup of tea with 1 sugar in the morning was fine - it was actually messing me up for the rest of the day! It's nuts. It is so hard to not 'treat' yourself. But now since I have cut out all sugars, grains, gluten etc I actually get better sleep. Wake once per night. It's really hard!
  3. kisekishiawase
    my body reacts badly from sugar. also sugary fruits. pears, apple are the ones that arent so sweet that i can find but some are still so sweet. its hard to avoid fruits. and sweet food.
  4. Ambrosia_angel
    If the diet your currently doing isn't helping maybe you need to get rid of fruits and treats. If that doesn't work then the diet may not.
  5. taniaaust1
    One of my specialists is blaming my severe POTS on my insulin/sugar issue. He did that today on the phone and told me he thinks it's what's causing it. (I guess he thinks the sugar..higher then normal blood sugar.. is knocking my immune system down which is then allowing something to attack my autonomic system.

    shrugs I guess I'll see (i cant do anything more about my diet so have no idea what he's plannign to do about it).
  6. SickOfSickness
    Thanks. I am only eating 1 item with sugar added anyway, besides the rare treat. I will have to replace it.

    It is hard to replace each food because now I will have to stand in the kitchen for another 20 minutes. I need to get a lower table.

    I eat plenty of fruit, however. I follow the diet by Dr. Terry Wahls. I am still disappointed that most people see great results within 2 weeks, and I am seeing very little. Hopefully with the next changes I will, because I am not eating a few things on the diet yet.
  7. Ambrosia_angel
    I cut my sugar completely. I was only eating complex carbs when it cane to sugar. No fruits, rice, etc. It didn't actually help me though but I really hope it helps you. I'm still sticking to mine; just not as strictly though. A lot of people benefit from it :)