Rujuta Diwekar busts the most common food myths you’ve been living with


Radhika Dhawad | Oct 14, 2016 15:00

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Nutrition and wellness expert Rujuta Diwekar

 Common food myths busted by Rujuta Diwekar

Rujuta Diwekar, well-known nutrition and wellness expert, rose to celebrity hood when she transformed Kareena Kapoor Khan into size zero figure for her movie Tashan. Diwekar, who’s the brain and inspiration behind Kapoor, is also the fitness trainer to Anil Ambani. Here’s the lowdown on certain age-old common food myths by Rutuja Diwekar

One: The more you get scared, the more health problems you face.

Two: Ghee is a cure for acidity.

Three: There’s no link between wine and a healthy heart.

Four: Coconut, ghee, cashews are cholesterol minimisers/reducers.

Five: Green tea and oats benefit their manufacturers only.

Six: Don’t consume anything that travels more than 160 kms to your plate.

Seven: Strictly consume egg whites with egg yolks.

Eight: Fear of putting on weight actually increases weight!

Nine: Eat anything that’s served ‘hot and fresh.’

Ten: We should exercise for at least 150 minutes in a week