Butter Myth: Butter is not heart-healthy; raises both good and bad cholesterol. Limit intake, choose alternatives like avocado or olive oil.
Coconut Oil Myth: Despite being labeled a superfood, coconut oil is not heart-healthy. Contains 92% saturated fat; use sparingly, opt for olive oil.
Sugar Myth: No direct evidence of sugar causing heart disease. High added sugar linked to weight gain; limit junk foods and sugary drinks.
Omega-6 Myth: Omega-6 fats are essential and not linked to inflammation. Include nuts and seeds in a heart-healthy diet.
Himalayan Salt Myth: Trace minerals in pink salt are minimal; excessive salt, regardless of type, can lead to high blood pressure. Limit intake for heart health.
Olive Oil Myth: Olive oil is suitable for medium-temperature frying; high oleic oils better for deep frying. It is a healthy choice in moderation.
Dark Chocolate & Red Wine Myth: Antioxidants in red wine not proven to prevent heart disease. Dark chocolate's polyphenols vary; raw cocoa is a better source.