Thursday, 4 December 2014

Food Myths Debunked

Myth 1: Eggs are bad for you

Myth 2: Coffee causes cancer

Myth 3: Coffee can help you lose weight

Myth 4: Fat-free and low-fat foods are always healthier than full-fat varieties

Myth 5: Raw fruits and vegetables are more nutritious than cooked ones

Myth 6: Frozen and canned fruits and vegetables are less nutritious than fresh ones

Myth 7: Nuts are too fattening - eat them sparingly

Myth 8: Dark bread is always better than white

Myth 9: If label says 'natural' means it's better for you

Myth 10: High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is worse than sugar

Myth 11: Carbohydrates make you fat

Myth 12: Your body can't use the protein from beans unless you eat them with rice

Myth 13: Don't eat after 8pm

Myth 14: Radiation from microwaves creates dangerous compounds in your food

Myth 15: Microwaving zaps nutrients

Myth 16: You crave certain foods because you're deficient in some nutrients

Myth 17: Eating small, frequent meals boosts your metabolism

Myth 18: It's important to fast periodically to cleanse toxins from your body

Myth 19: Pasta makes you fat

Myth 20: Going on a diet is the best way to lose weight

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