4 foods that may not be as bad for you as you thought

Registered nutritionist Maya Feller discusses four foods that often get a bad rap, but may contain many positive health attributes.
2:35 | 08/21/17

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Transcript for 4 foods that may not be as bad for you as you thought
Now to our cracking the color theory is nutrition edition as you sit down to breakfast we're breaking down some common misconceptions about your favorite foods from coffee tags a nutritionist. My aunt Eller is here to help break it all down it. It. Back and forth about whether or not exit accident viewed specifically at Yeltsin tell us the truth. So you know nutrition is ever evolving science right in the past we thought no Aggie Oakes now we're seeing. Andy -- can be consumed safely for the general public we also know that when people eat eggs. They tend to make better food choices throughout the day because they're not as hungry right they make you feel full absolutely they also deliver vitamin. What is I had 2 cups this morning much I can't get me if you have gone up from Virginia exactly. So the thing about copy is that what we found in recent research is that it might actually help slow. The progress of from degenerative diseases. We know that copy also has some Polly females in it and that their great anti oxidant so we say right now it's okay for people. To consider having. One to three cops if their caffeine sensitive they can still reap the benefits from having decaf coffee OK see you still get all the good from it you just don't maybe get the jitters like rest of us over on our third cup of coffee that day okay so another thing that is a big fan favorite my house is peanut butter and I've heard both it's true I don't know if it's bitter about it Trenton limited but let's hear you have to say so why didn't think I love about peanuts is that it's a really great source approach teen. Also it has some heart protective benefits and at the other thing about peanuts is that we see that there's folic acid which is wonderful. You know. There wasn't thinking in the past you peanuts were you know too high in fat but now we're seeing as part of a healthy diet you can simply have a serving of peanuts today and you're gonna be fine. And the fat makes you fall absolutely keeps you from you know reaching for carbohydrates are unhealthy things leader and the announcement asking really quickly about dairy because I you know skim milk whole milk full fat dairy what it what are your thoughts on that so the current research is saying that when people actually consume full fat dairy. They tend to make better food choices similar to all of this right. The other thing that we see when people consume full fat dairy. Is that they're staying Fuller longer their last highs and lows in terms of their blood sugar and it seems to be part of an okay healthy diet. Consumed in moderate right makes a lot of sense Mayan thank you so much we appreciate it.

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