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Source: 20th century fox

No, a Donut in the Morning Isn't Good for You—Neither Are These Other Foods

By Mustafa Gatollari

We see it time and again: a health report comes out and the writers take a tiny bit of info from said report, turning it into sensationalized headlines claiming a food you though was unhealthy is suddenly good for you.

We all know dieting isn't fun: If I could look like Chris Hemsworth or Hugh Jackman from that '70s hotel scene in X-Men: Days of Future Past while eating cheeseburgers and french fries and drinking bourbon, that'd make me a very happy man.

But there is a reason conventional wisdom  is spot on regarding many of our favorite calorically dense foods, and it's because it is. Foods that are lambasted as being unhealthy usually are just that. If you're wondering why Wolverine is so unpleasant looking in this photo below, it isn't because he was enjoying ice cream and Swedish Fish six days out of the week.