Sugar, the Warburg Hypostesis, cell respiration and oxygen
Sugar is a complete no-no on the Budwig diet. See the Warburg hypothesis about the lack of correct respiration which allowed cancer cells to fuel themselves by effectively fermenting sugar in the absence of sufficient oxygen. This is called glycolysis or non-oxidative breakdown of glucose. In 1924 the Nobel laureate, Otto Heinrich Warburg, proposed that sugar allows cancer cells and cause tumours to grow, This was the foundation for the recommendation for cancer patients to avoid sugar.
Honey was sweetener of choice on the Budwig diet Continue reading Sugar and Sweeteners