5 Common Myths About Healthy Eating

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A balanced diet should include a variety of carbohydrates, including whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, to provide sustained energy and essential nutrients.

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1: Carbs are the Enemy

2: Fat-Free Means Healthy

The misconception that all fats are harmful to health has been disproven, but healthy fats like avocado, nuts, and olive oil are essential for brain function and nutrient absorption.

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3: Skipping Meals Helps with Weight Loss

Avoid skipping meals to lose weight, opt for smaller, well-balanced meals to maintain energy levels and avoid unhealthy snacks.

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4: All Proteins Are Equal

Diversifying protein sources like fish, poultry, beans, and tofu provides a broader spectrum of essential amino acids for optimal health, despite the moderation of red and processed meats.

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5: Detox Diets Cleanse the Body

Detox diets may seem quick, but the body's natural detoxification systems, primarily liver and kidneys, are more efficient. Consuming nutrient-rich foods and staying hydrated supports these processes.

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