By Simon McNeil

The growing interest in nutrition has seemingly elevated nutritional experts to the level of demigods in our culture. People are willing to believe any piece of information that could potentially hold the key to better living, and unfortunately this willingness has led to a number of misconceptions about nutrition. So here are some frequently asked questions followed by answers to help you debunk some health mysteries.

These questions reveal that the secret to good nutrition and eating well is remarkably simple: Be careful of your calorie intake and eat lots of fruits and vegetables. There is no shortcut to a healthy lifestyle; we all know what it takes to eat right, and we all know that just a little discipline will help get us there.

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