10 Nutrition Myths Guys Need to Stop Following
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Egg yolks are bad for you
Egg yolks are bad for you the way masturbation is bad for you. A good amount is healthy and normal behavior. It's when you start viciously pounding your dick 5 times a day using any lubricant you can find (lotion, hand soap, tears of loneliness), that it becomes a problem.
95% of the nutritional content in an egg COMES FROM THE YOLK. All the calcium, B6, B12, Vitamins A, D, E, and K come from the yolk. Seriously, if you're just going to eat egg whites, grab a protein shake instead.
Whole wheat is good for you
This is like saying since it's a blowjob, it’s going to be great! Oh naive bro, anyone who has had a real mushroom-muncher (trademark, Alex Nerney Co.), knows this is not true.
Whole wheat has the same glycemic index and is basically the same as white bread. The difference between the two is infantesimal. You can check all www.glycemicindex.com to verify/see this for yourself. Basically, you are eating a simple sugar with the same nutritional value as M&M's.
Saturated Fat is Bad
For girls, probably. For guys, it depends on the amount. Saturated fat and testosterone are like best bros. But even your best bro can piss you off if he's around too much.
Milk fat or meat fat is ok for you every now and then. Don't make it a habit, but certainly don't neglect it.
Artificial Sugars are good for you
I wrote an entire article on this: HERE
TL;DR – “they are not, bro.”
Stick to raw honey and Stevia for your sugar needs.
These nuts have lots of protein
Been telling that to my female friends for years…
Anyway, no. Nuts are great because they have good monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats in them. However, the protein quality in those nuts is shitter than the nutritional quality of my protein farts.
Don't neglect eating them– just don't walk around with a stick lodged in your anus telling everybody how “these nuts have lots of protein.”
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Protein bars are good for you
Protein bars are good for you the way anal sex is good for girls. Not really. They like it because you like it, but I mean, come on. It's the literary equivalent of having a pencil repeatedly jammed into your ear while some guy shouts, “YEAH, FUCK YEAH” and then shoots lead into your skull and leaves you, forever. If you enjoy it, you may have some issues you should look into.
Protein bars are usually filled with sugar and the protein quality is not great. Quest bars are your best bet; other than that, stick to real food not created in labs.
You can only process 30 grams of protein at one sitting
Pseudo-science at its finest. Basically, this myth revolves around a study saying that in 3-4 hours your body absorbs 30-40 grams of protein. Which is true.
What they didn't understand that if you have more than that in your stomach, your body just keeps absorbing it later on in the day. Not shitting it out. You can read a little bit about it HERE
You can clear toxins from your body
This is some frou-frou, yoga lovin', hipster bullshit.
Don't buy products that “remove toxins from your body.” If you want, you can do a colon cleanse and sit in the bathroom all day bleeding and weeping from the pain.
Fruit is bad for you
Anybody who tells you to stop eating fruit needs to go jump off the Golden Gate Bridge.
The difference between natural sugar and processed sugar is the difference between blue moon and natty light.
Do I even need to explain why fruit is good for you?
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day
It's not. Yes, I read the recent article on yahoo and it was, like all yahoo articles, filled with correlation without causation.
I do intermittent fasting, don't eat breakfast, and my blood work is in the top 5% of the population. If you want more info on IF go: HERE
See you next time, bros,
Alex Nerney – Certified Personal Trainer. Certified Nutrition Specialist, Lord of Broscience