It’s easy to cling to an arbitrary list of rules when you want to eat better. You can find healthy eating advice on every corner but that does not necessarily mean it is a good advice. The research for nutrition is always confusing because you can’t just rely on one notion. They are always changing. Following bad advice means unnecessarily avoiding your favorite food. So, it is important not to follow what everyone advises you about diet blindly.
There are some 5 absurd myths that you should not believe at all:
1. Carbs make you fat: Eradicating carbs from your diet completely is also not a good thing. It should be understood that carbs are the most fuel for a human body. They are the body’s preferred choice. It gives you the energy to perform. It also provides fats as well as key vitamins and minerals. Instead of low carb, think about the better carb. Always keep the heavily processed forms of carbs, think about desserts etc.
2. Breakfast is the most important meal: We have heard people saying that you should not miss the breakfast. Skipping it won’t slow your metabolism or make you to ‘put on weight’ The balance of your calorie matters at the end of the day. If you feel that you don’t have an appetite in the morning, don’t worry about it. It’s completely fine to skip a meal if you don’t feel like eating.
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3. Fruit is sometimes a foe: According to some experts, sweets are sweets and even the natural fruits can thwart a healthy diet. A recent study has divided dieters into a low-fat group, who have been encouraged to replace fruit juice and white bread with alternatives.
4. Coffee is dehydrating: It is usually considered that coffee is diuretic which means it promotes urine production. It is actually just a mild one. Since it has a lot of water in it, the level of your daily fluid intake also increases. So, if someone says that regular intake of coffee may dehydrate you, keep one thing in mind that only with 2-3 cups of coffee in a day won’t matter much in your dehydration level.
5. Salads are the healthiest option: You’d think that salads are the easiest option if you want to have a healthy diet. Sometimes, tricky salad toppings like mayonnaise, dried fruits, bottled dressings, avocados etc can add up extra fat in your body. So, always believing in the notion that with the intake of salads, you can lead a healthy life, it is actually not the case.
So, till now you might be believing these 5 myths, but it’s good to stop them from now onwards. Share this with your family and friends to create awareness. Stay healthy Stay Safe.