The general public knowledge when it comes to diet and nutrition is an absolute mess, and it's no surprise given the number of mixed messages, bad scientific studies, deceptive marketing slogans and pseudoscientific quacks out there making noise. Even in the true scientific community (once you find it underneath the sensationalist journalism), there are a lot of unanswered questions about fueling a human body. One of the most notable things about the world of nutritional science is how fast myths are adopted and how frequently the common wisdom is genuinely overturned — here are just a few recent examples:
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