Are you confused about what’s a myth and what’s a fact when it comes to healthy eating? Then, don’t worry we have got you covered. Here are some most heard myths about healthy eating that we must break for you.
Myth: Bananas are fattening
Fact: Bananas are a nutrient-dense food that is great for instant energy. Loaded with vitamins and minerals such as potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, fiber, and various antioxidants with only ½ gram of fat, it is a perfect snack and does not lead to weight gain.
Myth: Desi ghee is harmful to health
Fact: Desi ghee is the by-product of butter without any impurities. It effectively deals with various health issues such as inflammation. It in fact also heals both body and mind at the same time.
Myth: Eating more protein will lead to bigger muscles
Fact: While eating protein is important, eating more than you need is unnecessary. Resistance training and exercises in which you use your body weight as resistance, such as yoga, can lead to a more defined look.
Myth: Starving can help in weight loss
Fact: Starving reduces energy and hence the body goes into conservation mode, burning calories more slowly. You might lose weight initially, but in reality, you will lose muscle mass which is not healthy.
Myth: Carbs are bad for you
Fact: Carbohydrates are essential to a healthy diet, providing energy for your whole body. but it’s best to get crabs from healthy, minimally processed foods, like fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, whole grains, and dairy.
Myth: Eating fat will make you fat
Fact: While fat has more calories than carbs and protein, fat provides you with a feeling of fullness and helps your body absorb nutrients like Vitamin A, D, and E.