Mother’s Wisdom

By Laura Moncur @ 5:00 am — Filed under:

Cheryl Koch, R.D. talks about the things that her mother used to tell her when she was little. Does all that advice hold any water in this day and age?

These are the sayings that she analyzes:

  • Eat your carrots so you’ll be able to see in the dark. Verdict: True

  • Eating spinach will make you big and strong. Verdict: True

  • Eating chocolate will give you pimples. Verdict: False

  • An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Verdict: True

  • If you don’t finish your dinner you cannot have any dessert. Verdict: True

  • You are what you eat. Verdict: True

See her article for the full story behind these things that your mother told you.


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