We prefer products without glutenProducts that contains gluten have been considered harmful recently. Those people who have been diagnosed with celiac disease are the only ones who really need to stick to a gluten-free diet. But only about 1% of people have this disease. In all other cases, there is no scientific evidence proving that staying away from gluten improves our well-being. Rejection of gluten increases the risk of cardiovascular disease according to the latest research, this is because whole grains are eliminated from our diet.
Choosing organic products
They’re always believed to be healthier and safer than regular ones, however, there is no scientific evidence that proves this. When these products are grown, farmers don’t use synthetic pesticides. They use natural pesticides instead, and their side effects have been poorly studied.
To add on that, the “Eco” or “Natural” mark on the package doesn’t always mean healthier food. Sometimes it’s just a marketing ploy that is used for increasing sales. It’s very important to pay attention to their content, origin, and appearance when buying these products.
We limit the amount of food we consume but we forget about counting calories
There is a very big difference we forget when consuming a fried and a boiled egg, the boiled egg provides 66 fewer calories. Therefore, if you eat 2 boiled eggs, it would be 188 calories, which is only slightly more than one single fried egg.
Eating energy bars
These bars are sold in the healthy and diet food departments of supermarkets and they're are only good for a quick snack. Most of them contain sugar, chocolate glaze, caramel, artificial flavors, and other additives. They have no difference to sweets when it comes to the volume of sugar, while the amount of calories in them equals a full-fledged lunch. You should spend more time eating well and healthy. And If you want something sweet, then try a bit of dark chocolate. This will be good for your health as well as satisfy your sweet tooth.
Buying imported products
We have to agree that most people believe that foreign products are better than the local ones. Sometimes this can be true, but not always. Take for example, consuming seasonal local products is healthier than those that were brought over from abroad. An apple, grown on a local farm in natural conditions and sold immediately, contains more useful elements than an exotic fruit brought from another country and processed by chemical composition in order to overcome a long journey to the buyer. Actually, imported products have some advantage too but, when choosing them, a person should pay a special attention to the storage dates of the product, its composition, the manufacturer, and the importer.
People choose eggs with a brown shell
Most of you still believe the myth that says eggs with a brown shell are better. The size and the color of an egg depend on a hen’s breed, while the color of its yolk says what the hen was eating for lunch. The main rule for choosing eggs should be the conditions of their storage and the way they look. The safest option is clean eggs, without cracks, that are stored in a fridge.
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