Posts Tagged 'old wive’s tale'

5 Ridiculous Health Myths You Probably Believe

h-peroxideCracked published an interesting list of five health related myths that most people probably believe. What did I learn? Hydrogen peroxide isn’t so good and red meat isn’t so bad.

Read the entire article HERE.

 

8 Misconceptions About Animals [video]

9 Ridiculous Cooking Myths You Probably Believe

Cracked.com again presents a very interesting article. The 9 cooking myths are listed below and to to read the details about each one, go to Cracked.com.

#9. Bread Gets Stale Because It Loses Its Moisture
#8. Lobsters Scream When Boiled
#7. Searing Meat Seals in Moisture
#6. Alcohol Completely Evaporates When Cooked in Food
#5. Cooking in a Microwave Destroys Nutrients
#4. Pork Needs to Be Well Done
#3. Putting Oil In Pasta Water Keeps the Pasta from Sticking
#2. Cooking Vegetables Makes Them Less Nutritious
#1. Salt Is Salt

Read the entire article HERE

21 Surprising Common Misconceptions

BuzzFeed presents a very interesting list of common misconceptions. I found several of them thought provoking, such as – #1. There’s No Evidence That Vikings Had Horns On Their Helmets, or, #17. Sugar Does Not Cause Hyperactivity In Children. The list cites no sources for the assertions – a serious shortcoming – I don’t have the time to do the research.

Read the entire list HERE.

 

 

 


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