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Nutrition Myths Quiz

We've all heard the random tidbits about what you should and shouldn't be eating but how much of it is true and how much of it is fiction? Our friends over at iVillage have busted the best nutrition myths, so take the quiz to see if you're able to spot a food myth from a mile away.


Nutrition Myths Quiz

T/F: All low-carb diets are like the Atkins Diet.

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secrethoughts secrethoughts 8 years
Personally, I take issue with the blood type question. Numerous doctors and scientists disagree with the premise of this diet, and I'd say it's hardly considered to be a fact. This book asserts that based on your blood type, you should be eliminating entire food groups, and most doctors say that the best approach is a balanced diet, which the blood type not. It's a fad diet that causes weight loss by drastic calorie cutting through the elimination of entire food groups.
themom themom 8 years
4/5 oh well
notoriuskitty notoriuskitty 8 years
yay! 4/5!
estoiles estoiles 8 years
i'm with rubiala!
ditorres ditorres 8 years
i think the blood type 'fact' is lame.
BlairBear BlairBear 8 years
All false, ha! 5/5 :WOOHOO:
joghog joghog 8 years
As a registered dietitian, I think this quiz is seriously misleading and based on one PhD's opinion... and I agree with the above comment that stress does not make you fat -- only eating more calories than you expend can do that. There is science to cortisol production, but it can be overridden with other forms of stress relief. Arrgh.
facin8me facin8me 8 years
I know I listen to for scientific advice about nutrition.
dubyah dubyah 8 years
This one was way too easy
valepere valepere 8 years
stress does not make you fat, is overeating what does it! I could be stressed but be able to control my carb cravings! Well, I guess it's easier said than done...
Jinx Jinx 8 years
I didn't think stress actually made you fatter or thinner, it was the way you handled it. Oh well.
nikolem2 nikolem2 8 years
I think the "science" behind the claims in iVillage's article is actually that guy's opinion.
leahlarocco leahlarocco 8 years
4/5...stress makes me lose weight.
sls1825 sls1825 8 years
Amanda-La Amanda-La 8 years
rubialala rubialala 8 years
Ha - I got them all right, you think i'd be a bit thinner. :P
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
Pinkgirl88 Pinkgirl88 8 years
blood types make a difference? oh well 4 out of 5 not too bad :)
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