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As far as eating sugar to prevent bacteria growth, your lymph system (what your body uses to fight bacterial infection) is strained when foods that are hard on your liver are consumed(fried foods, salty foods, dairy products, meats, flour products, hydrogenated oils, stimulants like caffeine, and sugar). If you have an infection, PLEASE stop eating like you normally do(this means only eat vegetables and only raw ones if that, drink a gallon of water a day, and if you really want to get aggressive(for staph, pnuemonia, etc,), you need to get as much oxygen as possible by actually breathing deep(not new agey-just physics) at least twenty times in a row four times per day and taking 2 ounces of wheatgrass twice per day (Google: wheatgrass health benefits). After about 2 days of NO SIGN AT ALL of infection, go eat whatever you want again.

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Q: How does Sugar prevent bacterial growth?
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