Examining Food Myths and Facts – Eat + Run (usnews.com)

“Sugar is toxic.” “Don’t eat after 7 pm.” “Avoid all white foods.” “Going gluten-free or low-glycemic is the best way to lose weight.” “All of the nutrition is in the skin of fruits and veggies.”

The statements above are like magnets – pulling us in as we walk past the magazine rack or, worse yet, when we walk down a supermarket aisle. Consumers are hungry for miracle cures and easy ways to get healthy and slim without making much of an effort to get there. But buyer beware: Not all of the so-called “facts” you read about are true and, in fact, some food myths harm more than help.

via Examining Food Myths and Facts – Eat + Run (usnews.com).

Eat + Run is a great place to do some reading.  Enjoy!

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