Types of Food Myth 2B: Types of potatoes and how they are cooked influence health effects.
Fact = According to the Glycemic Index (GI) ratings of potatoes, baked potatoes and French fries have a very high GI rating, while boiled new potatoes have a lower GI rating. Continue reading
Types of Food Myth 2A: Nuts are fattening and you should not eat them if you want to lose weight.
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.
Meal Times Myth 1E: You can lose weight by not eating.
Myth = Starving or tremendously cutting down calories seems simple and to the point. Most people believe that the pounds will just drop off quicker. This is not the case! Continue reading