Food myth: Vitamin C can keep you from catching a cold
Healthy eating: Research has shown that vitamin C does not ward off colds, except among marathoners, skiers, and soldiers on sub-Arctic exercises. Check out these 20 incredible food facts that will completely change the way you eat!
Food myth: Eating celery burns more calories than you take in
Healthy eating: It’s a food myth that celery has “negative” calories. But, with less than 10 calories per serving, it’s great to munch on to lose weight. These are our favorite healthy snacks for 100-calories or less.
Food myth: Legumes must be eaten at the same time as grains to get a “complete” protein
Healthy eating: Eat a mix of amino acids throughout the day and you’ll get all the complete nutrition you’ll need. (Here are 8 more complete protein foods that aren’t meat.) But yes, beans and legumes are nutritional powerhouses, high in protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, potassium, and other minerals, while low in fat.