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7 Foods to Stop Freaking Out About

Fad diets often knock foods for being too fatty, too sugary, or having too many carbs. But the claim that ditching a single food will make your nutrition plan more effective is usually overblown. Case in point: The seven foods here. Each one has been the victim of bad press, but consumed in small portions, these foods can actually improve your health. So go ahead, reintroduce these foods into your diet with the tips that follow.

About The Author

Amanda Carlson-Phillips – Amanda Carlson-Phillips is the vice president of nutrition and research at EXOS. As a registered dietitian, she has provided educational seminars and individual counseling to a variety of professional and elite sports organizations.

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