Top 10 Healthiest….

Oh who cares!

Every other day you see a new news article about the Top 10 Healthiest Fish/Cereals/Fruits/Vegetables…But seriously…WHO CARES!?!

Yesterday I made a comment to Ryan about how someone was eating swordfish instead of salmon and that salmon was much better.

He said, “Yay but still…it could be way worse.”

“It could be way worse.”…SO TRUE!

Why are all of these news articles so focused on telling us what the healthiest of already goods food are? Why not focus on making people more aware of how bad vegetable oils and processed foods are!?!

It is almost like what I was saying about supplementation the other day. We worry about micromanaging our diets when our macronutrient intake is awful – we focus on what is the best of an already healthy food instead of at least getting people to eat the worst of a healthy food!

I mean really…If someone doesn’t eat fruit or vegetables, isn’t it way better that they eat bananas and iceberg lettuce than no fruits and vegetables at all? I know we could argue that berries and spinach are way better for you, but isn’t eating fruits and vegetables the most important part.

At least they are eating something non-processed with nutrients!

As Ryan said, “It could be way worse!”

So next time you want to tell your friend that iceberg lettuce isn’t as good as spinach, think about how many WORSE choices they could have made!

Posted on September 8, 2012, in Diet, Top 10, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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