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Bread,bananas and potatoes are fattening- All these are healthy carbs,and low in fat.Bananas,a rich source of B vitamins,complex carbs,fibre and potassium,have just half gm of fat 95 calories.A medium sized potato has 88 calories and a slice of sandwich has 70 calories.It’s what you add to them,such as butter or mayonnaise,that ups the fat.
A calories is just a unit of energy.If you consume more calories than you can expend in energy and activity,then you will pile up excess fat.
If you are a weight watcher,make your sandwiches with fibre rich whole wheat bread ad low fat spreads and fillings.Eat your potatoes boiled,with the jacket,rather than fried.
Cooking veggies kills all nutrients
Vitamins come in many shapes,sizes and characteristics.While it is true cooking causes veggies to lose some vitamin C which water soluble,it actually makes offer antioxidants like beta carotene in carrots,turnips,pumpkin and lycopene,an antioxidant found in tomatoes,more easily available.
Baffled?Vary your diet.Cook some veggies,eat some raw.Just don’t throw away the water in which the veggies are boiled.Better still,stew them in their own juices or steam.
Choose labels that say healthy Choice or Life
To be truly healthy,the fat content of a food should be 30% lower than standard products.In all probability other ingredients like sugar,sodium were loaded into a so-called Life treat to replace the missing ones to add taste.And because you’re more apt to gorge these with a clear conscience,you’ll negate any benefits you may derive form the handful of missing calories.
Eating after 8pm makes you gain weight
Although many people believe it does,over the years experiments have shown that the time of day you eat has no connection with weight gain.It’s the number of calories you consume daily an the number you expend in activity that matters-not the time of days you eat.Several studies ,including one lage survey form the USDA,have shown specifically that evening eating has no special effect on the body weight.
calories consumed at night will simply be burned when needed.By the way,you do burn calories while sleep-perhaps 50 an hour,depending on your weight and other factors.
Needless to say,if you eat high-calorie snacka at bedtime,in addition to adequate calories consumed at meals,you’re likely to gain eweight.But if your schedule means that you occasionally have to eat a late dinner,don’t worry.
Carbs and proteins shouldn’t be combined in one meal
There’s no basic for this fav dieter’s theory.After all,even individual foods are,in themselves,combinations of proteins and carbs,as well as fats.
Cutting out all fats helps oyu to lose weight
Sure.But you’ll also be malnourished.The body needs fats because Vitamins A and D require fat to dissolve and enter the bloodstream.Keep fat intake down to 29% of total calories.
Zero cholesterol equals zero fat
This is what ads pushing vegetable oils hope their audience will believe.It’s a very deceptive marketing ploy that plays up a truth to send a false message to gullible,impressionable consumers.All oils from vegetarian sources- sunflower,groundnut,corn,til- are cholesterol free.Only animal fats contain cholesterol.The crux of the matter is dietary cholesterol plays a very important minor role in raising blood cholesterol.It is saturated fat that does the maximum damage by promoting plaque production which clogs arteries.
And whatever the s ource,oil is oil,high in calories 9 per gram.Consuming too much will cause you to gain weight which in turn puts you at risk for a host of health conditions including heart disease,high BP and diabetes.
Eating fish with milk products gives you leucoderma
What about all those eaters of tandoori fish marinated with dahi,baked fish,fish with white sauce- and clear complexions?
Spicy food can trigger labour pains
There’s no evidence to prove this.