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Can You Bust These Food Myths?
by Isadora Teich
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Do you know whether milk is good for you or not? Do you know what makes a food a superfood? It can be hard to keep what's healthy and what's not straight, in a world where massive amounts of information are constantly being thrown at us. From trendy new diets to old staple fads that will supposedly change all of our lives, it can be borderline impossible to cut through all of the noise and find out what is actually good for us. 

Should you eat high carb? Or no carb? Or low fat? Or keto? Or vegan? Or paleo? What is ultimately good for our bodies, and what is not? All the clickbait around the internet will tell you different things, and many magazines have been claiming to hold ultimate weight loss and health secrets in almost every copy for decades. The truth is that different things will benefit different people, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to diet that will be perfect for everyone. However, there are a lot of things that won't work for anyone, and a lot of them are sold at high prices. 

If you are a savvy foodie who knows food fiction from food fact, put your nutrition knowledge to the test with this delicious quiz! 

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