Contains reports on two different research projects at Loma Linda University to evaluate effects of sugar on the phagocytic index. (Appleton, Nancy, PhD. Lick the Sugar Habit. p 51-56.NY: Avery Penguin Putnam, 1996.)

Research has shown that all sugars lower the phagocytic index (similar to the Leukocytic Index). The index is proportional to the amount of glucose ingested. (Editors of Prevention Magazine. Complete Book of Vitamins. p 666. PA: Rodale Press, 1984.)