The interest in nutrition and dietetics is a trend with little time. While before eating for energy or to enjoy food, more and more people are aware that a good diet provides health and well-being. In this transition to smart consumption, certain foods have been demonized and endorsed. And what's more, some of the products forbidden They have been redeemed after better understanding their role in the diet.
Aitor Sánchez García, dietitian-nutritionist, food technologist and author of the blog Mi diet limps, admits in a publication that it is easy to find conflicting information about nutrition. The professionals who do not renew their information, certain interests of the industry, food groups that are not yet known in depth and terms that are misunderstood are some of the factors that favor this gibberish.
The expert also explains that "eating is a political act." That is, religions, the search for sustainability or other factors condition the nutritional choices of a large part of consumers. Nutritionists, in this sense, must adapt to them. However, Sánchez also talks about extremists Y fans They opt for radical feeds, such as eating only raw food. The recommendations of this type of nutritionists "do not seek objective scientific evidence that may contribute to a greater understanding of the area, but only to justify their position."