Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food hypocrites stated
Health myths people believe
- Carbohydrates are bad for you
Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food hypocrites stated:- Busted – A balance diet needs complex carbohydrates. They are full of nutrients, antioxidants, minerals and fibre.
Whole-wheat atta, grains like bajra and flour are made from channa and brown rice is good for weight loss.
- Milk- free diet leads to calcium deficiency
Busted- Dairy – free foods like spinach, beans, almonds and fish are an excellent source of calcium.
- Fruits are as healthy as vegetables
Busted- Most fruits are high in sugar content especially mango, lychee, grapes and pomegranates.
Do not eat more than one serving of fruit a day.
- Only proteins build muscle
Busted- protein intake is important. Good sources are pulses (dals), lean meat, fish, soya, eggs, nuts and beans.
But you need to supplement with healthy fats and complex carbohydrates.
- Nutrition bars are healthy
Busted- Nutrition bars are healthy and a good snack on the go but watch out for high sugar and fat content at the back of a wrapper in ingredients.
Always check the label before eating!
- Fats are bad for health
Busted- You need to include god fats in your diet for glowing skin, shining hair and general health.
Eat more olives, flax seeds and unsalted nuts like walnuts, almonds and cashews.
- 8- 9 glasses of water a day
Busted – No such thing is discovered yet. But the truth is it depends on the person lifestyle they engage in, where you live, how you perform your daily tasks.
These are the myths that are followed from years and years and are still the HEALTH TIPS, but they should now be boycotted.