The Great Granola Debate

Nutritionists and the general public agree that some foods are really good for you — for example, spinach — while some foods just aren’t (chocolate chip cookies). But in the case of some foods, nutritionists and the rest of us don’t see eye to eye. Where do Americans get it wrong compared with the experts? A recent study found the biggest gaps exist when it comes to granola bars and granola, coconut oil and frozen yogurt – all of which big majorities of the general public consider healthy but nutritionists do not. So it may be smart to order oatmeal for breakfast rather than granola – or stick with apples and bananas. 

Read more at The New York Times.


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