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Health myths EXPOSED

Carrots give you night vision, drink eight glasses of water a day, swimming after eating will give you cramp. We’ve probably all heard these sayings, and may even have repeated them ourselves. But let’s be honest, how true are they? Could they simply be old wives’ tales, handed down from generation to generation without question, or is there actually some scientific evidence to them? We’ve unearthed the truth behind some of the world’s most often repeated health and wellness myths.

MYTH 1

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

This myth has been around since 1913. It’s true that apples are high in fibre and antioxidants such as quercetin and chlorogneic acid, but

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