These Common Diet Myths Have Been Busted By Science
Health and diet facts seem to change often. For example, they say coffee is good for you and then its bad for you but then again, maybe its good for you.
With such frequent changes in what is and isnt healthy it can be difficult to keep track of whats beneficial and what isnt.
However, some diet truths have been proven to be completely wrong. Here are 12 common diet myths that have been busted by science:
Myth #1) High-protein diets are sustainable long-term.
Keto, Atkins, and the other high-protein diets have worked for many people when followed for a relatively short period of time.
However, doctors warn that you shouldnt stay on those diets for an extended period of time because of their strict food restrictions. The lack of variety of food results in missing vital nutrients.SPECIAL: Researcher Discovers The Million-Year-Old Diet That Allows This Tribe To Stay Slim & Healthy Even While Eating Sugar
Its fine to jumpstart your weight loss with a high-protein diet but its best to gradually add complex carbs back into your eating plan to benefit from the fiber.
Whole grains, oatmeal, quinoa, rye, barley, sweet/regular potatoes, fruits, vegetables, and legumes are all restricted or completely forbidden on many high-protein/low-carb diets but they are packed with nutrients!