Myth = It is true that a low-fat or non-fat food is often lower in fat than the same size portion of the full-fat natural version, so fat-free products may help reduce overall dietary fat, but they are not the magical formula for attaining and maintaining a healthy weight. Continue reading
Myth = Actually, in small amounts, nuts can be part of a healthy weight loss program. Nuts are high in calories and fat, however, most nuts contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fat that help lower blood cholesterol levels. Nuts are also good sources of protein, dietary fiber, and minerals including magnesium and copper.