10 Healthy Eating Myths That Could Be Ruining Your Diet

Cutting down on fried food and eating more fruit are important for a healthier diet, but some changes made in the name of healthy eating won't help -- sometimes they're even worse! (11 Photos)

Heidi McIndoo on Nov 11, 2011 at 10:32AM

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10 Healthy Eating Myths That Could Be Ruining Your Diet

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Myth: Turkey Bacon Has Less Fat and Sodium Than the Regular Stuff

Truth: Retelny warns that though turkey is a leaner meat than pork, you have to be careful of what is added to make the turkey taste like bacon. “Typically, the salt, fat -- and in some cases, the calories -- are the same, if not higher,” says Retelny. You’ll have to shop around to find brands of turkey bacon that truly are lower in sodium and fat.

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