Myths You Learned in Health Class

Myths You Learned in Health Class

Remember learning about the food pyramid in health class? As it turns out, it was based on a lot of misinformation about nutrition. In this episode, we explore the source of some of the lasting myths about healthy foods and fitness and the new science shaping health class today.

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50 Comments

  1. Deutsches Heer on May 31, 2022 at 10:03 pm

    I was taught the food pryamid, the 90’s one in Elementary. (This was mid/late 2010’s!)

  2. Wicker on May 31, 2022 at 10:08 pm

    I’m in health class next year in 8th

  3. Buddhaneo Siddhananda on May 31, 2022 at 10:08 pm

    The way to go, is a balance of, "healthy" and "unhealthy" food…

  4. Amanda Muñoz on May 31, 2022 at 10:09 pm

    you have health class in your schools? i wish

  5. Derex on May 31, 2022 at 10:09 pm

    online PE yeehaw

  6. Just a random weeb on May 31, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Meanwhile I don’t have health lessons because the teacher was also the math teacher so she uses the lessons to teach maths ;/

  7. Leo Cherry on May 31, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    What’s the music on 4:13? I can’t find it..

  8. Elijah Ford’s Idiotic Variety Show on May 31, 2022 at 10:12 pm

    0:07 lol, wasn’t he fat?

  9. Nikhil on May 31, 2022 at 10:12 pm

    What is health class? Never heard of it in my school

  10. StevosoFilms on May 31, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    Who else is here because there chrome book is restricting the video when you have to watch for a class assignment?

  11. hihfsd on May 31, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    Me being unhealthy asf anyway:

    *Woah! That’s interesting, but I sure don’t care!*

  12. Jillian Leda on May 31, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    Mmmm bread 🍞

  13. Justin. WHY on May 31, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    in italy we teach kids about the meditareanean diet where fruit and vegestables are at the base of the pyramid

  14. Luke Wise on May 31, 2022 at 10:15 pm

    “19 year-olds are as sedentary as 60 year-olds” – Then stop pushing college. STEM and the arts are both unnecessarily time-consuming fields that require hours upon hours a day in order to be successful. When do you expect the typical student to go exercise?

  15. Bridges on May 31, 2022 at 10:16 pm

    You only myth busted 2 myths

  16. amv wolfgirl on May 31, 2022 at 10:17 pm

    I never actually took health class… In the "health class" I took they were teaching us about the Syrian war. I asked quote: "wtf does this have to fo with health class?" And the teacher says: "it affects your health." Like WTF???!!!

  17. Leo Aksil on May 31, 2022 at 10:17 pm

    Just eat less. And eat everything.

  18. sunny Tomar on May 31, 2022 at 10:18 pm

    I am a skinny 14 year old vegan but this doesn’t mean that I am unhealthy, infact, I can run at a top speed of more than 32 km/hr. GPS speedometer showed that I can run at a top speed of 32 km/hr but once it also showed a max speed of 34 km/hr but since it’s not quite accurate that’s why I rejected the later speed as my highest.
    And please don’t call a skinny guy on the street or somewhere weak and unhealthy because this body hides something.

  19. ij on May 31, 2022 at 10:18 pm

    me in the corner eating a whole loaf of bread bc the food pyramid said so: what?

  20. Citruline on May 31, 2022 at 10:20 pm

    Replacing bullshit with bullshit. 😀

  21. Buddhaneo Siddhananda on May 31, 2022 at 10:20 pm

    Only by helping others can we become truly healthy…ie. service as a way of life…

  22. o on May 31, 2022 at 10:21 pm

    Hey, my online fitness class that I hate is actually more correct than the years of gym class in school!

  23. shanny jackson on May 31, 2022 at 10:22 pm

    what did i just watch? now im more confused? is all food bad now

  24. ClassicJukeboxBand on May 31, 2022 at 10:23 pm

    Our schools and colleges have done an excellent job along with the government and healthcare industries in teaching the population how to be healthy and have kept our population in excellent physical condition with their common sense and scientifically relevant advice…just take a look around you and you can see a vibrant, healthy energetic population of citizens…
    If you believe that, you are a moron.

  25. c P on May 31, 2022 at 10:24 pm

    So many people believe that a healthy meals has all food groups in every meal. Some of the nutrients prevent each other form absorption like calcium and iron. So many women have low iron or low calcium at some point in their lives.

  26. katerine re on May 31, 2022 at 10:24 pm

    This is really informative. I’ve been trying to look for a video similar to yours that really explains the stuff in this vid! 👨‍⚕️Your lesson for sure is similar to the channel from Dr. Ethan. Doctor Ethan’s demonstrations are totally informative and he really helped me a lot on my diet.

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  27. Achintya Paningapalli on May 31, 2022 at 10:25 pm

    safflower and sunflower oil sucks

  28. Chloe Mongue on May 31, 2022 at 10:27 pm

    Wow

  29. Health Conscious on May 31, 2022 at 10:29 pm
  30. Boff on May 31, 2022 at 10:35 pm

    Asians: we don’t limit rice meat or fish here

  31. Dank Memes on May 31, 2022 at 10:35 pm

    I am 14 and remember learning the last two foodpyramids

  32. Jillian Leda on May 31, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    I miss the food pyramid ☹️

  33. Erenjeager94 on May 31, 2022 at 10:37 pm

    My school had health class, but I was goanna take it for my sophomore year, until they got rid the class because of budget cuts.😭

    P.S I like the Okinawa Pyramid

  34. Celtic_Kitty on May 31, 2022 at 10:39 pm

    Well they still teach the food pyramid in school so that went well—

  35. Bre on May 31, 2022 at 10:41 pm

    This is why I became a P.E teacher…. and this is also why I’m quitting and leaving for a different profession. Math, reading, science and social studies aren’t the only subjects being ruined by public education "leaders". I won’t say where I live but my superiors have told me on multiple occasions that health just "isn’t that important in our government officials eyes."

    Unless we have another serious war, like WW2, our American physical education programs will continue to deplete into poor programs like these mentioned in the comment section.

  36. The Creek Kid on May 31, 2022 at 10:42 pm

    Schools are teaching us how to be healthy,

    Meanwhile serving us unhealthy, disgusting breakfasts and lunches

    It is almost like they are trying to compensate for their actions.

  37. proud_asian_newyorker on May 31, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    And yet we still see fatasses walking in the streets

  38. M J on May 31, 2022 at 10:45 pm

    That banana though

  39. Bofisis on May 31, 2022 at 10:46 pm

    What about this is a myth

  40. Gæbraham Ŷt on May 31, 2022 at 10:48 pm

    That banana doe

  41. The Atlantic on May 31, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    Another school myth? Gym classes. They actually don’t reduce obesity rates. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5SdcURGol8&feature=youtu.be

  42. Bri?? on May 31, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    I remember in pe class on fitness day I got points taken off bc I didn’t have shoes with laces on them but I even told her why and still did what I was supposed to do but her favs get away with it and she always targeted me

  43. Bobby W on May 31, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    labeling foods as healthy or junk food can create a negative relationship with food.
    Food should be viewed as morally neutral,where some are important for nutrition and some taste good and make you happy,with teaching on balancing out the two.

  44. M3ta1 on May 31, 2022 at 10:54 pm

    Cultural influences also play a role in food choices.

  45. Allistair on May 31, 2022 at 10:56 pm

    My school used all three of those models and I was very confused about it.

  46. Brandon Short on May 31, 2022 at 10:56 pm

    There’s quite a bit of misinformation among the exposure of misinformation.

  47. Oye Sheldon on May 31, 2022 at 10:56 pm

    health is the only class when you can write a song on a test and teacher will give you a+

  48. U&U HB SJ on May 31, 2022 at 10:59 pm

    1:24
    Wait, I thought saturated fats were unhealthy while the unsaturated fats are healthy.
    What’s happening here?

  49. middy on May 31, 2022 at 11:01 pm

    Hehehe

  50. Chessie on May 31, 2022 at 11:01 pm

    P. E. classes are too sport centered, they don’t teach you how to exercise, proper form, or how to build a good regimen. Health classes(Home Ec in some cases) don’t teach anything worthwhile. But they should focus on taking things in moderation and separating the authentic foods from the foods they would like to limit. They might as well do away with the simplified versions of healthy eating due to unintentional lumping together. It’s not that simple, don’t force it. #LaSierra

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