Common food myths.
Yes, food and nutrition myths do exist. How they come about I am not always sure.
What I know, is that once they can get deeply embedded into people’s beliefs, so naturally they are thought to be fact.
Let’s review some of the more common one’s I come across.
Super foods, some newcomers to the scene.
Yes, you know I have some reservations about using the term superfood. However if I can use the term to catch your interest to talk to you about some new great tasting and nutrient packed foods, you will see me use the term superfood. :-))
So, here for your enjoyment are some new superfood kids on the bloack.
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Here are some ideas to get you started.
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I am a nutritionist and a health and I am a meat eater. So why do I support Meat Free Week?
Eight food myths debunked.
It is not always clear from where food myths originate, what is clear is that once embedded into our memory banks they are hard to shift.
Unfortunately they can not only lead us astray in our attempts to be healthy or at worst lead to unhealthy or restrictive eating and living habits.
Here are what I believe are eight of the most common food and health myths.