Should You Eat Sugar When You Are Sick?

Sugar When You Are Sick The two types of infections that many of us fight every now and then: bacterial and viral. Ruslan Medzhitov at Yale University and his team have found that giving mice with flu glucose saved their lives, but it killed those that were infected with bacteria. Amazingly, this effect worked in the absence of the actual pathogens – glucose had the same … Continue reading Should You Eat Sugar When You Are Sick?