Debunking 10 Common Food & Nutrition Myths

Medically Reviewed by Carolin Schneider, MD

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Whether you hear them from a friend or see them in an advertisement, the same food and nutrition myths have been passed around for ages. Fortunately, people have easier access to an abundance of information these days, which makes determining the validity to these health claims even easier. So, whether you're wondering about the alleged calorie-burning qualities of certain foods or curious about the relationship between red meat and your health, read on to learn more about 10 food and nutrition myths that are just that — myths