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UPDATE: May 29 -- The author of the study, John Bohannon, recently revealed that the clinical trial he ran along with his colleagues (mentioned below) was not a real study, but an experiment conducted...
Eating healthy but not seeing results? Chances are the foods you are eating aren't as healthy as you think they are. After years of conditioning, we almost instantly associate words like light, yogurt and low-fat with being the healthier option. While that certainly can be the case, these terms can mislead us. To ensure your next grocery haul truly is healthy, I've listed a few of the common culprits.
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While the mention of oats may conjure up memories of the watery porridge that your mom used to force-feed you while you begged for Coco Pops, fortunately there's no longer a reason to eat bland-tasting preparations.
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It actually makes me sad when people throw out phrases like 'bananas are too fattening', or 'they contain too much sugar' or 'I am indulging in a banana'. Come on guys: when a food is all-natural, grown on this earth, undergoes NO processing, and packs-in a number of vitamins and minerals, chances are it's going to contain some, if not plenty of, merit.
Then there were the guilt pangs to deal with. Every food festival or food tasting would be followed by days of resigned melancholy. I would be furious with myself for allowing such indulgence. I would conclude all hope was lost and find respite in a bowl of chocolate chip ice cream topped with chocolate sauce perhaps.