Common Misconceptions About Food and Nutrition - Mero Kuraa


Common Misconceptions About Food and Nutrition

common misconceptions about food and nutrition
            Human life, we have many kinds of delusions, including delusions about food, such as "eating fruits is good after eating, eating fruits leads to miscarriage, etc." The fact that you have come does not mean that everything your elders say is wrong. Some things are experienced by the elders and some are guessed on the basis of conjecture. So today we are discussing some of the confusing things that science has discovered and its facts.

1. Myth: Eating grapes, lemons, and oranges do not heal wounds quickly.
          Fact: Vitamin C in sour fruits helps to dry out the stitches applied after surgery. But carbonate acid found in beverages such as soda, Coca-Cola, and carbonate weakens the post-surgical tack and can take a long time to heal. Note: Especially patients who have undergone nose, ear, throat (ENT) surgery should not eat sour fruits immediately. 

2. Myth: Eating chocolate causes dandruff.
           Fact: Anything hurts a lot. Similarly, if you eat a lot of chocolate, you may have a problem with dandruff. But eating small amounts of chocolate is not a problem.

3. Myth: Drinking coconut water at night causes acidity.
          Fact: Coconut water helps keep the body cool. It is also recommended to drink coconut water for acidity and heartburn. It maintains the pH balance of the stomach. Coconut water protects against dehydration and also benefits the digestive system.

4. Myth: Eating Dal and cheese together increases obesity. 
          Fact: Pulses and cheese are good sources of protein. It is considered to help in strengthening the muscles as well as weight loss. According to experts, Balance Weight Loss (Balanced Weight Control Plan) For a plan, it is important to get 25 percent of your calories from protein sources. For this, the combination of dal and cheese is considered the best.

5. Myth: Tomato ketchup is good for the heart.
           Fact: The lycopene in tomatoes helps reduce the risk of heart disease. But only home-made ketchup is considered beneficial for the heart. Tomato ketchup, which is available in the market, is high in sodium and sugar and can cause heartburn.

6. Myth: Eating almonds, okra, cashews, pistachios, and raisins increases obesity.
          Fact: Dried dry fruits contain quality fat. It is considered very important for our health. But overeating can lead to weight gain, as dried fruits contain a lot of sugar, calories, and carbohydrates per gram. So to stay fit and healthy, it is important to include small amounts of dry feet in your diet.

7. Myth: It is better to eat fruits immediately after eating.
            Fact: According to experts, eating fruit immediately after a meal can cause digestion, gas, and acidity problems, so it is best to eat fruit at least an hour after eating a heavy meal.

8. Myth: Carbohydrates are bad for health.
          Fact: The body needs glucose to meet its energy needs and glucose is found in complex carbohydrates such as brown rice. Eating a balanced amount of complex carbohydrates, among other things, keeps your body's energy label in balance. But to lose weight, refined carbohydrates (such as white bread, sugar, flour, white rice, etc.) should be avoided.

9. Myth: Eating nuts causes miscarriage.      
          Fact: Pregnant women are often advised not to eat nuts as it can lead to miscarriage. Raw nuts are high in latex and can shrink the uterus. But ripe fruits are rich in vitamins and minerals. It helps prevent heartburn and constipation. Note: If you are pregnant, only include nuts in your diet after consulting a doctor.

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