11 Mistakes You Probably Make When You're Eating Healthy


Eating healthy is not a dream. With some small changes in your diet and your lifestyle, you can obtain a healthier body! However, there are some common misconceptions about healthy eating habits. This list gathers the most famous misconceptions about pursuing a healthy diet. Ready to take notes?

***This article was originally published on Bright Side.

1. Fat-free products are not that healthy for your body!

Removing the fat from products actually mean that there are no vitamins left in that product.

2. Be careful with the heated healthy oils.

Natural oils like coconut oil or almond oil can release harmful free radicals when they are heated. Don't forget that some oils should only consumed raw.

3. Consuming small amounts of alcohol is not that bad for a diet.

Just stick with one glass, then you'll be fine!

4. Cheese is not the enemy!

Cheese has more calcium than other dairy products. It might be useful to carefully consume cheese as it contains fats and calories.

Cheese also contains linoleic acid that helps the body to burn fat.

5. Popcorn is a healthy snack alternative.

Popcorn contains antioxidants and fiber which are good for maintaining a healthy eating plan.

6. Dried fruit contains less vitamins than fresh ones.

The dried fruit loses 80% of its vitamins and antioxidants in that process. You may want to swap dried fruit with fresh ones.

7. Though honey is believed to be more innocent than sugar, it is actually more calorific.

The different is not extreme however it's better to keep in mind that honey is composed of sugar, too.

8. Soy sauce is actually not a better substitute for salt.

It's better to stick with using regular salt at the right amount for a healthier lifestyle.

9. Don't underestimate the calories in a sushi roll!

It depends on the sushi you picked, however don't forget that the white rice that contains a lot of carbon-hydrates.

10. Fresh vegetables have less antioxidants than cooked ones.

11. Apple juice is not innocent as you think.

It's better to stick with plain water and avoid all soft drinks that contain sugar.

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