We all have well meaning friends who post eye-catching headlines and images on Facebook that tempt us to click for nutrition tips. But is Facebook a good source for health information?
According to a recent article in “Men’s Health”, most of the health and nutrition posts on Facebook are just as dubious as the political content. Before you start another “juice cleanse”, double your food budget with nothing-but-organic produce, jump on the keto-diet or contemplate eliminating bananas from your life – read this!
Isn’t it easier just to swing you back to a common sense diet of fruit, vegetables, legumes, lean protein, traditional dairy products and whole grains? Sure, you might have to consult a physician regarding food sensitivities. But for most of us, a diet focused on eating sensible portions of whole foods can allow us to meet our nutritional needs on a reasonable budget. Click below to debunk the most common Facebook diet myths.