Healthy Eating: True or false? Find out the real story

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Healthy Eating: True or false? Find out the real story

Are eggs bad for your heart? How fattening are avocados? Does celery have negative calories? Do grapefruits burn fat? Find out the answers.

Are eggs bad for your heart? Are avocados really full of fat? Can too many carrots make you orange? And are negative calories fact or fiction? Find out the truth behind these popular food myths.

True or False: Avocados are the most fattening fruit?
This rumor is technically true. (California) avocados are the highest-calorie fruit in existence – packing just over 300 calories and 29 grams of fat per medium size avocado (200 grams). However, not all fats are created equally – some are actually beneficial for you and the majority of the fat in an avocado falls into this “good” fat category. Only 4 grams are the unhealthy saturated kind; while the rest of the fat content is divided between the heart-healthy monounsaturated fat (66%) and polyunsaturated fat….