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Top 8 Nutrition Myths You’ve Been Taught To Believe

Don’t always believe what you hear- especially when it comes to your health. Here’s some nutrition myths we were taught to follow, and according to the experts, we shouldn’t have listened to.

Sugar Causes Diabetes

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So far, a diet high in calories, being overweight, and an inactive lifestyle are the main risk factors for Type 2 diabetes.

All Fats are bad

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The key is to replace bad fats (saturated fats and trans fats) with good fats (monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats) in our diet.

Brown Sugar is better than White Sugar

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Unless you eat a gigantic portion of brown sugar everyday – the mineral content difference between brown sugar and white sugar is absolutely insignificant.

Brown Eggs are more nutritious than White Eggs

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Eggshell color can vary but it has nothing to do with the quality, flavor, nutritive value, cooking characteristics or shell thickness of an egg. The eggshell color only depends upon the breed of the hen.

Avoid seafood to lower blood cholesterol

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Saturated fats usually found in meat products and packaged foods, and trans fatty acids, are the most important factors that raise blood cholesterol, not dietary cholesterol.

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