14 myths about food you always believed
There are many common facts everyone knows about food. However, are they really true or just myths we believe? Let's find out!
We are used to eat according to certain rules and consider them to be the only true ones. We think we know what food is good for us and what is harmful. We are sure that we understand why people gain or lose weight. Is it really so? Science doesn't stay in one place. Every day researches are conducted, evidences of some theories appear. However, people continue believing in what their parents taught them, because it seems to be much easier.
These are the most popular myths you believe!
There is NO scientific evidence definitely proving that GMOs are harmful to our health.
The only thing gluten can cause is allergy but such kind of allergy is so rare (1% of population has it) that you don't have to worry about anything.
It's really important to know how to combine protein, fat and starches. Fat is the main component of many processes in our body. Man's existence is simply impossible without the fat.
There is no scientific evidence that such sweeteners can cause cancer.
Meat itself contains animal protein which has nothing to do with kidney diseases.
Actually, chewing gum naturally passes out of our organism in one week.
Don't worry because salt is not connected to such diseases at all.
Products contain different kinds of carbohydrates that influence our health differently.
Natural monosodium glutamate is found in many products including tomatoes, cheese and meat.
Products rich in protein reduce the risk of fractures and osteoporosis among elderly people.
Our body consumes different amounts of energy for processing of calories from different foods.
Red meat has nothing to do with such diseases.
Сhocolate can worsen the condition of acne-prone skin. However, it doesn't cause them by itself.
There is no way creamy milk can cause weight gain.
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