Debunking 10 Diet Myths Once And For All
This doesn't really need much of an introduction, but here's a short one anyway. My friend and frequent collaborator, Dr. David Katz, wrote a piece for Heated that I'm guessing many of you will want to read. I'm "guessing" that because people are constantly asking me questions about diets: Which ones are good? Which ones are bad? Which foods are silver bullets? Which foods are evil? I get these questions so frequently in large part because there is SO much misinformation swirling around the internet and beyond, and when it comes to understanding exactly what makes for a sane diet, there are a lot of people/corporations who would rather we remain confused.
In this piece, David presents 10 common "facts" about diet, eating, and health, and explains (succinctly) why they're wrong. Paleo, Keto, fat, carbs, sugar, gluten, protein, calories: he's got thoughts on all of them, and I'm hoping you want to hear what he has to say.
The prevailing narrative about nutrition is that everything experts have long thought true has been proven wrong. That narrative is titillating and provocative, but it’s false. We’re all entitled to our own opinions, but not to our own facts. Here’s some of what’s wrong with the idea that everything we know about nutrition is wrong...
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