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5 “Bad” Foods: Myth vs. Reality

by Souti

Bad Foods

Some foods are rich in protein, some in vitamins, but each food has its own specialty and importance. For some people coffee is an addiction but for others it’s a way of relaxing or getting some mental relief or having some break after a long work. However it’s still believed that having excessive joe is not quite good for health. Similarly for nuts some things that it can increase your body weight, and for some it is a good brain food. In this article we are going to list 5 food who are quite often consider as bad food with numbers of odd factors, but its not the reality, these food contains some vitamins which is good for health, lets have a look on 5 Bad Foods with some facts, can say myth vs reality.

1. Nuts

Nuts are known as a fatty ingredient; however it’s found to be quite heart friendly unsaturated types.  These nuts are also a rich supplier of various other valuable nutrients, like pistachios are an excellent supplier of lutein as well as zeaxanthin, antioxidants which support your eyes to stay healthy. You can find a good amount of vitamin E in almonds & heart friendly omega-3 in walnuts. You just need to monitor the serving portions.

2. Coffee

In some present studies some types of coffee is considered fine with breastfeeding as well as pregnant women. Though caffeine is one of the main compounds of coffee, but it’s not restricted within it. Some other compounds are able to lower the possibility of diabetes, dementia, liver cancer etc. As per Joyce Hendley’s Eating well magazine’s march/april issue, betterments are connected with having 2-4 cups daily.

3. Corn

Corn is also considered not quite healthy because of its HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) ethanol.  However according to Carolyn Malcoun a contributing food editor, it’s not the sweet variety of corn that we commonly get which has the high contents of HFCS and ethanol. The sweet variety has about 4 gms of fibre per cup. However like some other vegetables (green) zeaxanthin as well as lutetin is also present in the corn.

4. Cheese

Cheese is a source of high quantity saturated fat, which could contribute to your cholesterol problem, blood pressure, heart ailments etc. However it’s also a rich source of calcium & protein. So adding a little portion of cheese in your diet could contribute to your healthy living. If you want you can also consult with your dietician.

5. Bread

People nurture a misconception that eating bread is not healthy; however this is not really true. Having excessive refined grains is bad, because of that people are advising to switch to whole grain breads. A recent study has also exposed that people who are having more whole grains live quite longer than others.

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sherry Lumbag January 28, 2012 - 6:54 pm

i agree for your post

sherry November 6, 2012 - 6:52 pm

great at least it refresh my mind .

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