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  • Myth: Carbohydrates are bad for you
  • Fact: Your body needs carbohydrates hence keep complex carbs like fruits and whole wheat bread on your menu
  • Myth: Fad diets work and can help you lose weight in a couple of weeks
  • Fact: Fad diets do not work but a healthy lifestyle does
  • Myth: Certain foods can burn fat and help you lose weight
  • Fact: No food can help your body burn fat or help you lose weight. Controlling your calorie intake can however help you maintain weight
  • Myth: Skipping meals is an effective way to lose weight
  • Fact: Skipping meals does not help you lose weight
  • Myth: Brown Sugar is better than white sugar
  • Fact: Brown sugar is actually white sugar with added Molasses
  • Myth: If you take a vitamin supplement, you do not need to worry about what you eat the rest of the day
  • Fact: Vitamins are only a part of your healthy diet

Publication Date

7-12-2018

Publisher

Aga Khan University Hospital

City

Karachi

Disciplines

Food Studies

July 2018 (Issue 1) : Nutrition Myths and Facts

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