5 Health Myths Spread by Mainstream Nutrition

Lies the Media Tells You
Eggs are bad for you. High fructose corn syrup is no different from other sweeteners. These are the myths spread by mainstream nutrition—and they’re all wrong.
'It was Benjamin Franklin who was quoted as saying, “Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.”

This may be good advice to follow when listening to the media about health and nutrition. New studies are published every day, and many times they directly contradict the findings of earlier research. 

We all thought taking a multivitamin everyday was beyond questioning, for example, until recent studies found that it made no difference in the health or longevity of patients.

It can get confusing sometimes, so to help provide a little clarity, we’ve listed some of the popular myths below that have been spread by mainstream nutrition—and have since been proven to be false.'


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