Hmmm- the traditional birthday cupcake at elementary school is the gateway for a germfest. Yet another reason to limit the school celebrations to once a month .
Life is a roller coaster! Be that person who holds someone hand in the dark tunnel and shares a knowing look up the high peaks. Most of all, be that person who throws hands up in the air and screams for joy!
Judy, I think it would be interesting to see if there is an actual link between sugar consumption and pain. My husband also has chronic pain that has gotten worse these past years and so has his sugar consumption. Let me know if you find a connection
"The amount of sugar in a two and one-half cans of soda can reduce the ability of white blood cells to kill germs by 40 percent. Sugar has an immune-suppressing effect that kicks in less than 30 minutes after consumption - and it may last five hours. No such effect, however, results from complex carbohydrates or starches."
OnFitness magazine - November/December 2009 issue p. 37
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