The Most Surprising Foods Doctors Avoid Eating (& Why)

Açaí Bowls

Açaí Bowls

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This trendy smoothie bowl is considered to be the best healthy breakfast, but it seems that not everyone agrees. According to the plastic surgeon Ryan Neinstein, although the acai berries contain plenty of antioxidant properties, the problem is that most people are not only eating açaí but also seeds, nut butter, more fruits, and other tasty add-ons.

Adding these things significantly increases the calories and sugar content of your “healthy” bowl. Make sure not to purchase any delicious açaí bowl without checking the nutrition facts. On the other hand, consuming fewer calories isn’t necessarily related to losing more pounds. Plus, the add-ons the doctor mentioned are full of nutrients and are recommended by nutritionists.

Apples

Apples

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Have you ever wondered about doctors thing about the famous saying ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’? While some agree, others like the surgeon Rachel would rather stay away from this fruit because, according to her, it’s high in FODMAP.

FODMAP are short-chain carbohydrates that trigger gastrointestinal disorders and can lead to irritable bowel syndrome. Not only apples, black beans, onions, and garlic are also high-FODMAP foods.

Nevertheless, many individuals can perfectly maintain healthy digestion without eliminating such foods from their diet.

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  1. Wow! This reads like the suggested “diet” I got from my GP, when she declared me Type 2 Diabetic, at the age of 59 : “If it tastes good, spit it out”!
    Too late for me to deny myself now! Seems like every day something is new! and healthy! …and a year or two later, it’s the worst possible thing!
    Go with Darwin, let the fit survive! Let them glory in their self denial, (miserable S.O.B’s), but please let them keep their opinions to themselves. “one man’s meat, is another man’s poison”… an ancient truism, but factual, none the less. As we said in the 60’s : ” different strokes for different folks “. Me, I’ll enjoy myself, and die whenever. I’m 69 now, & according to my plethora of physicians, who fight each others treatment, in MY body, I’m disgustingly healthy. Allergies, to Apples, Apricots, Seafood, Shellfish, Tomatoes, Yeast, and an aversion to Legumes, (Migraines), Leafy Greens, (if they’re fixed so I’ll eat ’em, THEY’RE NOT HEALTHY!
    The STRESS associated with living today’s PC life is UNHEALTHY! (You’re gonna give yourself a stroke!)…
    Excess Population, forced on us by fanatic dogooders, makes it harder AND easier to live or die! Stress, accidents & homicide make life too short, and being forced to breathe after the mind is gone, (at unmentionable cost), makes LIFE a poor choice!
    So, I don’t worry about it, and eat what’s appealing or as another “old saw” goes : “I’ll eat, when I’m hungry, I’ll drink when I’m dry, & if someone don’t kill me, I’ll live ’til I die…

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