Does diet affect your immune system?

Do you love fast food? Maybe you think that just “once in a while” indulgence in animal-fatty, salty and processed foods such as a big beef burger on a white-bread bun with deep-fried fries is your deserved payment for eating healthfully most of the time?  When I was growing up in the ‘50s and ‘60s, my grandma used to say, “Everything in moderation.” This was before Big Macs, buckets of KFC, and before the internet. Today, the average U.S. American male eats about 3,770 calories, but needs only 2,500 to maintain his weight, and three out of four Americans are…

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