Commonly Held Food Myths

We love grandma, and while she does hit the nail on the head sometimes with her abstract words of wisdom, there are times where we’ve got to side with cold, hard science and its findings. These are some of the most widely held food myths that honestly really should have faded quite some time ago. The next step is to find the people who spread these pieces of blatant untruth and punish them for their heinous crimes. Joking. Unless…?

Egg yolks are bad news.

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Umm, no? Egg yolks are delicious. And yet, for some reason, people consider egg yolks to be bad for your health; some even going as far as saying that egg yolks can cause different types of heart disease given their high amount of “bad cholesterol.” But egg yolks are actually loaded with HDL, the good cholesterol that helps combat the bad cholesterol. You know what they say: an egg a day keeps the doctor away. People still say that, right? It can’t be just us.

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