One of the interesting things about spending the better part of the past year trimming down has been learning more about food. There is no doubt that I have changed the way I eat. Gone is fast food (except on vacation), in is fruits and veggies.
I quickly became aware that there are all sorts of misconceptions about food an diet. Potatoes, pasta, bread = bad . . . that sort of things.
TOP 10 NUTRITION MYTHS
Myth 1. Added sugar is always bad for you.
Myth 2. Eating eggs raises your cholesterol levels.
Myth 3: All saturated fats raise blood cholesterol.
Myth 4: The only heart-friendly alcohol is red wine.
Myth 5: Adding salt to the pot adds sodium to the food.
Myth 6: Fried foods are always too fatty.
Myth 7: The more fiber you eat, the better.
Myth 8: You should always remove chicken skin before eating.
Myth 9: Organic foods are more nutritious than conventional.
Myth 10: Cooking olive oil destroys its health benefits.
Mmmm - to celebrate I'm cooking chicken breasts tomorrow and I plan on eating the damn skin! HA!