8 Nutrition Myths That Are Untrue!

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There have been a lot said regarding nutrition and their benefits to us. Most of the time we classify them as products that make us fat and some that don’t make us fat. For people who are into fitness, they will try to find products that give them more mass than anything else. But more often than not we are wrong about nutrition’s. Listed below are such nutrition myths.

8. Not all fats gain weight




There is this huge misconception that any kind of products that contain fats will end up gaining weight in your body. Well, that is actually untrue. There are basically two types of fats; good fat and the bad fat. The bad fat is the one found in junk food that makes us feel bloated and end up increasing our waistline. The good fats are the ones that are needed by the human body to keep the temperature up and has many other functions. Foods like avocado, omega 3, nuts and almonds are rich in good fat.
 

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7. Soy is healthy



In recent times, people seem to have come up with a healthier and better alternative for food in the form of soy. There has been mass media marketing to make us believe that soy products are healthy. But truth be told, soy isn’t healthy and cause health problems such as indigestion, immune system deficiency infertility and even cause cancer.
 

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6. Eggs aren’t healthy



Whoever came up with this theory has got to have a very twisted sense of humor. Eggs are the healthiest product in this world. The argument against eggs is that the yolk can increase the cholesterol level in the human body and cause harm. However, the egg yolk actually increases the good cholesterol in the body which is necessary.
 

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5. Grains are good for everyone



No, this is actually a wrong statement. No matter how many times we have heard the fact that diets based on grains are healthy, it is not true. Whole grains and organic grains can and does increase the insulin level in the human body and that can lead to other diseases. The majority of grains contain gluten and a lot of people are allergic to that even if they are unaware of it.
 

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4. Pasteurized milk is healthy



This is another one of those wrong statements that nobody seems bother to correct. The problem with pasteurized milk is that once you have pasteurized the milk, the whole structure of the milk changes and thereby such a different milk can cause allergies to the body. Important enzymes are destroyed and thus, people have trouble digesting this newly formed milk. Furthermore, the nutrition value of the milk is also lost as vitamin A, B2, C is lowered.
 

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3. Too much protein is bad



Absolutely not. The argument against too much protein consumption is that too much of it will end up destroying your kidney and bones. In fact, in the long term, the consumption of protein is actually good for the bones as the calcium needed for stronger bones is found in proteins. Also, there has been no direct connection to kidney damage due to protein consumption.
 

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2. Smaller meals are helpful



You might have heard a lot of people say that they eat smaller meals all throughout the day compared to eating heavy three times a day. The logic behind this is that when you eat smaller meals, your digestion is faster and you get more energy in a shorter period of time. However, if the amount of energy produced by the body will be determined by the type of food you are eating and the quantity of it but not the number of meals. If a person eats 6 meals a day worth 200 calories and a second person eats 3 meals worth 200 calories, they both will get the same amount of energy provided the food is the same.
 

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1. Most of our food should be carbohydrates



According to the food pyramid, a major portion of our calories should come from carbohydrates. This diet can be considered perfect for people who already have a good body, as in they aren’t overweight nor underweight. However for people who are overweight, this can be problematic and can cause different health related diseases
 

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