Just Because It’s Good For You …

Just because the food you eat is supposed to be good for you, low in fat, high in nutrients, lacking in transfat, loaded with organic ingredients, does not mean more of it is better. Just the opposite is true.

On today’s News Page entry, we have a story about the over-consumption of organic foods and how they can still make you fat.

Foods with “low fat” or “low calorie” claims lead to overconsumption of snacks. A study using hidden cameras at Italian restaurants showed that people dipping their bread in olive oil will eat more fat and calories than if they instead spread some butter.

In other words, just eating better food doesn’t cancel out the need to restrict food intake to just what your body needs. Even too much of a good thing can become a bad thing.

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