Myths about food (15 photos)

Often we hear about the dangers of certain foods, then we are assured that they are absolutely not harmful, but even useful.
Bewildered people shovel full of food baskets, which can not be called useful.
Let's see what you can eat and what is not.

The lettuce leaves few vitamins

Unfortunately, many people underestimate the salad and do not consider it a meal. Meanwhile, it gives us a huge amount of antioxidants, minerals and nutrients. Besides, salad often used in crude form, but even if heat treatment does not lose the beneficial properties. Romaine salad rich in vitamin C, and watercress, except for vitamins C and E, there are also beta-carotene, which helps to neutralize the negative effects on the body of free radicals. It should be eaten fresh salad as possible. The leaves packed in packages contain less vitamin because they fill the "modified" air to extend the life of the salad.

Soy does not contain toxins

In recent years, soy has gained considerable popularity among the followers of a healthy diet. However, except for use of soybeans carry natural toxins, known as antinutrients. And they have the phytic acid, which reduces the body's ability to absorb calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc, and the trypsin inhibitors which interfere with protein digest. During the fermentation process (Fermentation) most toxins disappears. The most healthy foods made from soy sauces are considered, and tofu and green soy beans should be consumed only in small quantities.

Skim milk is healthier whole

Many shun whole milk because of its fat content. In fact, the average fat content of milk cows is only 3, 7 - 5%. Therefore, if you do not drink it in liters, the total amount of fat consumed by you is not affected. But skimmed and semi-skimmed milk - less nutritious. The cream also contain vitamins A, D, E and K, are important for the immune system and bones.

Molasses is not helpful


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