Bad Nutrition Tips for 2012

by Leigh Ann Otte

Happy New Year!

Did you make a resolution to get healthier this year? Well, we could support you in your admirable vow by giving some healthy nutrition tips. But nah. How ’bout busting some bad ones?

That sounded like fun, so we expanded our nutrition myths-and-facts article for 2012, adding even more questionable claims. Here’s a teaser: Of the following, which is the one true claim?

  1. Bottled water better is for you than tap.
  2. Brightly colored fruits and vegetables have more vitamins than those that aren’t as colorful.
  3. The more sugar you eat, the more you crave.
  4. Even if you’re not on a low-carb diet, you should keep your carb intake low.

Do you know the answer? Check your work here. If you’re brave, post how you did below!

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Leigh Ann Otte is the managing editor of and a freelance writer specializing in health and aging. This information is not meant to be individual advice. Please consult your doctor for that. See our disclaimer here.

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5 Responses to “Bad Nutrition Tips for 2012”

  1. John Gatesby Says:

    lots of myths were busted especially the one about eating fruits on an empty stomach, it is yet to be scientifically proven also milk is actually bad for an upset stomach

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