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5 Food Rumors You Should Definitely Ignore

5 Food Rumors You Should Definitely Ignore

Nutrition rumors have overwhelmed the internet with lies about foods and specific eating patterns. Here are 5 common misconceptions you should definitely ignore.

1. Eating late at night causes weight gain: There’s actually very little evidence that connects eating late in the night with weight gain. It’s the extra calories you eat, not the time you eat them, that causes weight gain.

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2. Eating less more often helps you lose weight: Eating every 2-3 hours (about 6 smaller meals a day) will not make you gain weight.

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3. Microwaves causes cancer: Microwaves do not make food radioactive; they merely heat the food by producing radiation, which is absorbed by the water molecules in the food itself.

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4. Coffee is bad for you: It gives you more energy, it also helps prevent against a variety of health issues.

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5. Fruit has too much sugar: Fruit contains a multitude of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants whereas a candy bar, which also comprises sugar, solely provides calories and no essential nutrition.

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