7 foods that people mistake as healthy

July 22, 2016 0 Comments

7 foods that people mistake as healthy

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Is popcorn good for you? What about sushi? Frozen yoghurt? Quinoa? There is so much contradicting information about what is considered healthy food, so making the right choices for you and your family is becoming increasingly difficult, and very confusing.

Personally I always go by the approach that we should eat whole food, that doesn’t need labels and lists pf ingredients, and limit things that come in packets. Moderation is also key when consuming things like fats (even the good ones), sugar and alcohol.

A recent review by hundreds of nutritionists in the US has thrown another spanner in the works, and foods even I considered as healthy, have been labeled as questionable.

Here’s what they found:

Source: New York Times

On the flip side, there are several foods that surprisingly the general public doesn't perceive to be healthy, even though they have been approved by nutritionists. I was shocked to see quinoa on that list. 

You can view the full list here.






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