14 myths about food you always believed

Science Story: 14 myths about food you always believed

There are many common facts everyone knows about food. However, are they really true or just myths we believe? Let's find out!

We are used to eat according to certain rules and consider them to be the only true ones. We think we know what food is good for us and what is harmful. We are sure that we understand why people gain or lose weight. Is it really so? Science doesn't stay in one place. Every day researches are conducted, evidences of some theories appear. However, people continue believing in what their parents taught them, because it seems to be much easier.

These are the most popular myths you believe!

Have you heard about all of these myths? SHARE your thoughts about them in the comments below!

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Chuck Murphy
I think whoever posted this is trying to kill off the population
May 16, 2017 5:05PM
Michael R. Jones
If you eat vegetables all your babies will be born naked. Really!
May 16, 2017 5:51PM
Ron Barnes
LOL - I stopped listening to the "so called" medical expert "faux facts" some time ago. Eat things in moderation. Medical opinions are like AH's, everybody has one.
May 16, 2017 8:50PM
Strawford H Dees III
Totally absurd. Should be deleted
May 16, 2017 5:07PM
Tom Bull
we are being lied to about our food.
May 16, 2017 10:49PM
Anne Tisdell
Some of these "myths" are not entirely factual the way that they are stated. GMO's are one of the biggest human experiments carried on without ANY scientific data to document their safety!! The FDA has many ties with big corporations with questionable practices. Artificial sweeteners have conflicting data and were approved for use despite protests from Nutrition scientists, particularly aspartame! They stimulate appetite & do NOT help with weight loss! There are many complex hormonal pathways involved with metabolic reactions and this "quiz" oversimplifies the statements. Your information is dated and misleading. Our food supply is polluted with chemicals that are not easily broken down and excreted from the human body. This should be taken off the site by Quiz Club! I agree with Chuck Murphy's comment!!
May 18, 2017 4:29PM
Ila Funkhouser
It's nice to know that someone is finally revealing the self imposed blindness of many people.
May 16, 2017 6:41PM
Pigs fly - TRUE////
May 16, 2017 9:15PM
Joe Surowiecki
In my Opinion Some are True and Some a False....!
May 17, 2017 5:05PM
Vivian Junkin
these facts must have been "thought up" by Monsanto and other chemical companies all propaganda
May 17, 2017 6:56PM
Raymond Cardona
Thanks for setting things right as there is so much misinformation around these days Bonnie
Apr 15, 2021 4:57PM
John W Shreve
Everyone who eats carrots will die.
Feb 9, 2020 10:42PM
John Gillis
Publicising this article is irresponsible! It is so very wrong on so many fronts!
Dec 15, 2019 7:08PM
Heike Bartley
I'm just curious how much this fact finder enjoys their job at Monsanto.
Nov 22, 2019 11:11AM
jack patti go
I have heard all ofvthese things! I believe you shouldcear whatever you want, witin reason! Always use common sense!
Nov 8, 2019 12:17AM
Hey Chuck, you may be right.
Sep 20, 2019 1:16PM
Dennis Lane
Everything you read on the Internet is true. Bon Jour.
Aug 20, 2019 9:15PM
Caroline Weis
Gee, I guess none of you saw the word FALSE on each of those supposed facts. NONE OF THESE ARE TRUE OR REAL FACTS.
Aug 19, 2019 2:22PM
Francie Traschen
the person who wrote this definitely doesn't have a scientific understanding of nutrition. i hope no one who reads this follows the advice.
Jul 16, 2019 2:10AM
David Hurt
Well, that’s about the BEST evaluation of dietary advice I have heard in a l9ng while “every thing in moderation, nothing in martyrdom”
Jun 25, 2019 7:42PM
Carolyn Frederick
That’s a lot of quick observations For some really complicated situations. Too simple answers. Shame on you.
Apr 18, 2019 5:51PM
David Gregory
Fines examples of ‘False News’
Jan 7, 2019 8:48AM
Pamela Spallin
You can make these facts true by doing everything in moderation we didn’t need your help really
Sep 17, 2018 4:47PM
Robert A. Mercer
Every drug addict started off drinking milk! Ban it!
Sep 3, 2018 8:15PM
Barbara Brady
Who writes this stuff?
Aug 18, 2018 9:33PM

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