How Salad Can Make Us Fat – The New York Times

The mere presence of a healthy menu choice gives us permission to pick something wicked.

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“Since we each have a fairly stable self-concept of how good/bad, healthy/unhealthy or selfish/altruistic we are, when one decision swings too far from this self-concept, we automatically take action to balance it out.”

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Low-fat lie one big diet cover-up

You might expect that major recommendations about health and diet (like the low fat diet) would be rigorously tested and assessed before being promoted to the public.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.watoday.com.au

“Rather than ask authorities, we should ask our grandparents what they ate when they were young.”

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