Do You Tell Yourself These Health Food Myths, Too?
There’s food that’s good for you and food that’s not so good for you. If you identify yourself as health-conscious, you’ve probably been know to blur the lines between those two groups. When you’re craving a burger, do you order a turkey burger with low-fat cheese on a gluten-free bun (#health) in the interest decreasing the junk food factor? We’ve been known to make that choice a time or two. But in the end, how much healthier is the turkey burger? Not very, but we make the distinction anyway. Scroll through for 8 health food myths we all tell ourselves!
We’ve always doubted the validity of the whole thing about fake sugars like aspartame making you crave real sugar (being the well-trained scientists that we are), but unfortunately there’s no refuting carbs. Lattes are a carb (well, around 35 of them to be exact). And skim milk actually has more carbs than regular milk. So just know the calories you save in the short term come at a price.
Which of these health food myths have you told yourself in the past week? Tell us below!