Something about Memorial Day brings out a desire for lists. As we
stop to remember those who are honored today, begin sorting summer
clothes, or compile a summer reading list, our food preferences
also change. And the same holds, I'm sure, in reverse for our
friends down under.
And so this list, from the Washington Post, caught our
eye. As Melissa Abbot writes, "With all the hoopla about healthful
eating, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. As a nutrition
consultant, I've come to realize there is no shortage of surprises
and superstitions in the world of nutrition. Here are reasons to
enjoy some of your favorites." Read on to discover
why you shouldn't have to avoid wheat, eggs, potatoes, fruits, soy,
alcohol, and fried foods.