Food Myths

Should You Eat Avocados Every Day? And Other Food Myths Debunked

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Living

Avocados contain more fat and calories than more popular fruits.

8 Food Myths I Learned at Nutrition School

Abby Langer | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

I hate to age myself, but I went to school for my nutrition degree more than a few years ago. Things have changed since then, and while my practice has changed, we still see some of these gems being recommended to this day. Here's where we got it wrong all those years ago.

Six Nutrition Myths to Toss in the Garbage

Abby Langer | Posted 09.14.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

Plain and simple, there are certain questions that I get a whole lot from clients. Some questions, however, just need to die already. There are a lot of people who have no nutrition training, yet somehow manage to burn nonsensical ideas into peoples' brains -- and that's how the questions below are born.

13 Common Claims About Healthy Foods

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, can a plate of meat do the same? We all know what kinds of foods we should eating daily — mix in frui...

Six Food and Nutrition Myths Debunked

Rose Reisman | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

With all the latest studies on nutrition it's difficult to know what's relevant and what's not. Let's look at some of the most recent myths that might be confusing your food choices. Here are five food and nutrition myths debunked.

20 Foods We're Told Not To Swallow -- But It's Okay If You Do

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living

At some point or another, we all believed swallowing a piece of gum would mean it sat in our stomachs for seven years. Which, for the record, is a myt...

What To Believe -- And What Not To -- About Drinking | Nancy Ryerson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada Living

By Nancy Ryerson, Drinking myths are passed down from generation to generation, usually when one heads to university. But not all ho...