Nutrition Mythbusters: Food Cravings

Article written by Joe Nissim

Nutrition Myths, Decoded

Before you start reading this article and the ones that follow in this series, I am going to warn you, I am going to upset you.  Since the time you were a kid, you have been fed (no pun intended) information about health, nutrition, and fitness, of which 90% of was either straight up wrong or just someone’s opinion.

In the past 30 years, America has gotten a little chunkier.  Based on our societal belief of “skinny is healthy” (I won’t even start on this one), we all tend to try to find ideas or diets that we believe will:

  1. Be a magic potion to lose weight

  2. Help us look good in a bikini or shirtless

  3. Give us abs without any work or idea of what we are doing

  4. Help us look good in our clothes