Four nutrition myths we should stop believing

IF you’ve ever found yourself Googling phrases like ‘foods to make me lose weight’ or ‘how to lose weight fast’, you may have stumbled across some questionable tips out there.

When it comes to food and nutrition – especially in the context of weight loss – there are lots of weird diets that promise specific ‘results’ if you follow certain ‘rules’.

However, these dramatic dietary claims can have a seriously negative impact on both your mental and physical wellbeing, and might actually mean you’re missing out on crucial nutrition.

We asked nutrition experts to talk us through four of the most common diet claims…


Maybe your mother or grandmother told you something along these lines – that your body will not burn carbs consumed in the evening and will instead convert that sugar directly into fat, so best to avoid them post-6pm.

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