Should You Follow Mom’s Nutrition Tips?
She said that eating your spinach would make you smarter and that carrots would improve your eyesight. Find out whether the scientific evidence supports Mom’s 10 favorite food and diet credos.
Mom’s Kitchen Wisdom
When you were a (well-behaved, respectful) kid, you listened. But now that you’re feeding yourself, should you be following all the advice that Mom dished out? To learn the truth, Real Simple consulted a panel of nutrition pros. While they didn’t always agree, their opinions will give you—and your mother—something to chew on.
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So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.