Myths About Diet and Nutrition

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Apr 22, 2010
One of the most popular myths is that consumption of proteins is all you need to build muscle mass and body toning. On the contrary, the fact is that for muscle building you require carbohydrates and proteins in an equal proportion. An average person, even sportsman needs 10-20 percent protein in his/her diet. The protein content should be around 25 percent for heavy body building. Another myth related is dieting implying weight loss. Besides weight loss, dieting also helps to improving health condition.Another myth is that crash course diets render long term benefits.

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