Some foods are good for you, some are bad. But which are which? You may think you’re eating a healthy diet? But do you know for sure? The answers, according to the latest nutritional science, are not always the same as we once thought. Many previously held assumptions have turned out to be wrong, and new findings may be surprising. Do you know:
Some of the healthiest foods are FATS (do you know which ones?)
What’s the better choice: corn or avocado? (the answer might surprise you).
Why organic spinach can be dangerous to your health (but not if you follow a simple tip)
That frozen fruits and vegetables can be more nutritious than fresh?
Scientific evidence has shown that what you eat can reduce your risk for developing heart disease and diabetes, and ward off some forms of cancer, hypertension and osteoporosis.
Making healthy food choices is more important than ever. But are you sure you’re making the right ones? Our report, Healthy Eating: A guide to the new nutrition, provides the latest thinking on the food-health connection, expert guidance on the best foods to incorporate into your diet and more.
Make sure you’re making the right food choices for your good health. Order your copy of Healthy Eating: a guide to the new nutrition today.
Prepared by the editors of Harvard Health Publications with nutrition editor Teresa Fung, Sc.D., R.D., L.D.N., Nutrition Department, Harvard School of Public Health. 48 pages. (2011)