After someone (or something) has been seen in a negative light, people aren’t apt to sway their opinion—no matter how strong the rebranding effort may be. And the reputations of foods are no different. Once something has been dubbed an “unhealthy” or “fattening” choice, many health-minded folks won’t think twice before leaving it in the dust. But not all foods deserve their bad reputations! In fact, a number of them can help the scale tip in your favor. Learn the truth about some of these misunderstood foods below, compliments of the New York Times bestseller Zero Belly Diet—and cross them off your “do not eat” list.