Patients who have high temperatures as a result of internal infections usually lose their appetites. And according to Dr George Mann of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, there is good reason for this. Dr Mann argues that when someone with an infection and a fever loses his appetite, he is unconsciously but deliberately starving the organisms which have caused the infection.

Dr Mann claims that, whereas the human body can survive quite well on its own stored supplies, the bacteria which cause infections need ingested food in order to survive. There is certainly evidence…


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Source: Dr Vernon Coleman - MB ChB DSc Read the original article here: