Let’s face it, there’s a lot of food confusion out there. Even for those of us who try to eat healthy, it’s really hard to nail down exactly what “eating healthy” means. According to this article from the New York Times, started a few decades ago by accident:
“The mistake made in earlier dietary guidelines was an emphasis on low-fat without emphasizing the quality of carbohydrates, creating the impression that all fats are bad and all carbs are good,” Dr. Hu, a professor of nutrition and epidemiology, said. “It’s really important to distinguish between healthy fats and bad fats, healthy carbs and bad carbs.”
Read the whole thing to lock down once and for all what it means to be healthy.