There are lots of ideas out there telling you what to eat and what not to eat. Social media has helped distribute messages about food, nutrition, and weight in a much larger platform. Should I eat gluten? Should I ban bread? Are carbs good for me, or do they make me look ‘fat’?
The answers to these questions are usually ‘junk science’ according to Anne Buffington. She’s the nutrition program coordinator at MSU and is a registered dietitian. And she believes that our bodies know what’s best for us, not twitter or Pinterest.
Reporter Naina Rao talks to Buffington on what healthy eating looks like when messages like these are ignored.