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There's no shortage of exaggerated health claims and healthy eating advice on the internet.
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Avocados contain more fat and calories than more popular fruits.
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.
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.
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 fruits and vegetables, some dairy, some type of meat, a few...
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.
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 myth. Dr. Rachel Vreeman, an assistant professor at I...
By Nancy Ryerson, HellaWella.com Drinking myths are passed down from generation to generation, usually when one heads to university. But not all hold up under scientific scrutiny. Check out this quick...