Issue 39: Nutrition myths debunked

From sugar to alcohol, this edition is jam-packed with science-backed information on many of the most frequently asked nutrition questions.

Nutrition information is disturbingly rife, with everyone from social influencers to celebrities claiming to be an "expert".
Combine that with the complexity of nutrition science and you end up with a train wreck of dangerous dietary practices grounded in fiction rather than facts. This is the kind of stuff that keeps us up at night at Elo, combing over clinical trials and systematic reviews. Science is at the heart of everything we do and underpins every recommendation, supplement selection, and article we produce. This issue is all about shedding light on the most common nutrition myths. From sugar to alcohol, this edition is jam-packed with science-backed information on many of the most frequently asked nutrition questions. Here's to making better nutrition choices, Elos!

1. 9 common supplement myths debunked.

In the US, supplement labeling regulations are far less stringent than those required for food. Consequently, the supplement industry is riddled with misinformation. In this article we set the record straight on nine common supplement misconceptions.

2. The truth about weight loss.

Will eating fat make you gain weight? Does sugar derail your diet? Is exercise the only way to lose weight? Get the answers to these weight loss questions and more in this piece.

3. Alcohol: The good, the bad and the ugly.

It's no secret that drinking too much has a negative impact on your health. However, some forms of alcohol may offer health benefits. Read on to learn about the best beverage choices and how much alcohol is too much.

4. Carbs: Friend or foe?

Carbohydrates have been demonized for years, but are they really as bad as everyone makes them out to be? Discover what science has to say about this macronutrient. Hint: Not all carbs are created equal!

5. 10 science-backed benefits of health coaching.

Health coaching is one of our most popular product features at Elo, and there's plenty of research to back up the benefits. Read on to learn how health coaching sessions can help move the needle on your health. 
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