The Importance of Amino Acids in Chronic Lyme and MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) Mutations
Amino acids are at the basis of all life processes, as they are absolutely essential for every metabolic process. Among their most important tasks are the optimal transport and optimal storage of all nutrients (i.e. water, fat, carbohydrates, proteins, minerals and vitamins). The majority of diseases can essentially be traced back to metabolic disturbances.
Dr. Vickery was born in 1928 in Bronx, NY. He served in a submarine squadron US Navy, WW II. Finishing his interrupted schooling he graduated from Stamford High School, Stamford CT in 1948. Graduated from Lincoln Chiropractic College in 1951 and did post graduate work. (Now National College of Chiropractic). He was licensed to practice in 1952 in Connecticut, did his post graduate work at Spears Chiropractic Hospital in 1954.
This comes up a lot in the Lyme world. When you start talking about eliminating sugar some people get very defensive. It's like you are asking them to give up their first born child or a kidney. Why can't I have sugar? The question should actually be 'why should I have it?' Sure it tastes good, but actually sugar has no nutritional value at all - nothing, zilch, nada. It appears to do more harm than good, especially in Lyme disease. Below are some interesting facts about sugar, that will hopefully 'help' you determine whether or not consuming sugar is worth sacrificing your health or not.