I love to eat Australian rib eye. They taste heavenly and much cheaper than their American counterparts. But every time I take a few ounces, I get a ton of guilt. With the insight I gathered from your article, I simply decimate the marblings to my husband's chagrine because the steak appears to have been discarded by two Tasmanian devils pulling at each end of the meat.
03/20/2010 - 10:19am
I read that potato's ( a nightshade ) are carcinogenic when fried, and that BECAUSE they are a nightshade they are generally not good for the body. Also, beef, no matter HOW lean, stays in your system for a long time after it's eaten. That's disgusting! Is there any truth to these "myths" or "truths" ( whichever they are )?
03/20/2010 - 10:11am
I have always eaten potatoes and thought of them as a splurge because of the rep they get. But they stay with me longer so I don't get hungry. Also I really enjoy eating potatoes for lunch because it gives me energy through out my afternoon when I tend to get tired.
03/20/2010 - 9:56am
um, there are only four foods on this list of "5 bad foods"... you might wanna fix that.
03/20/2010 - 8:27am
cholestrol is stored in lean meat
03/20/2010 - 7:43am
It's not a myth but I didnt know where to put it. You brocolli and greens (after cooking greens and steaming broccoli) in a blender with some rice milk or waterfrom the cooking process and blend it. Add some celtic sea salt and you have a great tasting, very healthy soup..oh I put it in microwave to heat.
03/20/2010 - 7:41am
I don't consider a myth but a controversy. Soy is good according to the A. Dietetic Association, but bad according to Dr. Mercola. What information can you add to this?
(Almost minor in Nutrition)
03/20/2010 - 12:24am
Thinking MOM knows best about food Grandma had a clue but the baby boomers grew up on canned prepared food. Now they passed there laziness to the kids. And now our children are seeing the results and trying to do better. Best myth is government has your interest in food.
EAT LOCAL SUPPORT YOUR AREA BE OPEN AND TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT MEAT AND POTATOES HAS KILLED A LOT OF OUR PARENTS. NOW ITS TIME TO SAVE THE KIDS AND PLANET TOO!!!
03/19/2010 - 3:07pm
Whoever wrote the above is IGNORANT and obviously part of the OLD SCHOOL Nutritional school.
With that said. The potatoe is the only 'bad' food we should consider.
03/19/2010 - 3:06pm
I have NOT bought into the margarine is better than butter myth. They are both mostly fat, only margarine's fat is trans fat. BAD. At least butter is natural and tastes good. I don't like to eat fats created in a lab. If I'm eating fat, I want it to be fat that God made.