5 Food Myths: Which Ones to Believe? – Life Hacks Tips

5 Food Myths: Which Ones to Believe?

Sofia Antonsson is a dietitian. She has carried out research to find out more interesting facts about the food and drinks we consume.

1. Eating after 6 p.m. will make you gain weight – False

Do not worry – your weight will not increase if you eat late at night. It all depends on what kind of food you eat! Whatever you eat in the evening will be metabolized and digested by the body. Count the calories you consume in 24 hours. If the amount does not exceed the recommended norm, you will not gain pounds even if you eat at 10 p.m.

2. Blueberries are exceptionally healthy – True

Blueberries can replace most of the unhealthy snacks you are used to. These berries are rich in antioxidants, the substances that are found in most fruits and vegetables. Their main mission is to protect cells and prevent various diseases. Pay attention to the color of fruits and vegetables you eat. The color is the indicator telling you what types of antioxidants your food contains. Let your menu be more colorful!

3. Eggs rise the level of bad cholesterol in the blood – False

If the level of cholesterol in the blood is not beyond the recommended norm, the person can include eggs in his daily menu. Even if you do not eat eggs, your body will produce its own cholesterol. Eggs are valuable thanks to minerals, protein and vitamins (vitamin D included) that they contain.

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