There are statements, mode or legends, which have become for many people the “truth“, simply because for years feel repeat from friends and acquaintances.
We try to put some of order and see if among the many claims that are often made on foods or habits are true, especially if you promise a weight loss.
The fruit does not get fat
Of course, the fruit contains no fat and is less caloric desserts and appetizers, but it contains sugar. Eat too much, then, it can lead to introduce too many calories. This is true for all the fruits and not just for bananas, grapes, figs and persimmons. What to do then? Eat 2-3 fruits a day is essential, but we must not exaggerate: 4-5 fruits have the same calories than a plate of pasta and satiate less.
Fruits should never be eaten after a meal
The fruit has the same calories at any time of the day is eaten but is easily fermentable. And therefore preferable (but not required) to take it between meals, because if consumed at the end of the fruit meal inhibits gastric secretion, slows the digestion of proteins and inflates the belly. Read more