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When History Gave Good Foods a Bad Rap…

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Most of us know that to remain healthy, our diets should consist of a balance and variety of fresh, unprocessed foods. However, it may surprise you to learn that historically, certain super foods were banned on moral and physical corrupting grounds (i.e., eggs, fish, wine, almonds, butter, beef, etc.).

This infographic, created by Rodale’s Organic Life, traces food faux pas dating way back to 500 B.C. and up until today. Learn how and why our ancestors blamed and chastised certain healthy foods for different, and often unfounded, reasons…


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