Are these nutrition trends really worth the hype?
There’s a lot of hype around eating healthy. And why not? We all want to nourish our bodies in the best way possible. The problem is sorting out what’s truly useful from what’s simply hopeful. “A lot of diets pop up and become trendy because there is a kernel of truth in them,” says Christy Brissette, a registered dietitian and president of 80 Twenty Nutrition in Toronto. But that doesn’t mean they’ll work for everyone – or do exactly what you want them to. “Just remember, there are no simple answers when it comes to nutrition,” she says. With that in mind, we’ve deconstructed six of the hottest 2018 nutrition trends and whether you should consider it or not.