Wednesday, 9 February 2011

More Myths

When it comes to myths, food and sex are the ones that have the most. I think
this is because these are two things that we have to do in life. We have to have
sex or we don't reproduce. We have to eat or we will die. There isn't much
choice when it comes to food. Here we will discuss more of the food myths.
Bookmark this article, because you are bound to learn something new. Our food
supply isn't as safe as it used to be. All you need to do is pick up a newspaper
and see that for yourself. It seems that somewhere there is always someone
getting sick from ecoli or some other food born illness.
Are preservatives bad for you? No, they aren't. If anything they are what keeps
you from getting sick. If it weren't for these, many more people would get sick
and die from the food they eat.
Can coffee cure a hang over?
No it can't. Caffeine can't cure a hang over. You get hung over because you are
lacking water. The alcohol took a big chunk of the water from your system.
Caffeine actually makes you urinate. So really it has the opposite effect.
Is it okay to eat fast?
The less that you chew your food, that means the more your stomach will have to
work to digest your food. You have teeth with many different uses. Some are for
cutting and some are for grinding. You should make the most out of them. This is
why it is important that you take good care of your teeth.
Do beans cause gas?
Yes they do. They are high in fiber. A lot of things that are high in fiber
actually cause gas. Also, things like corn and peppers also cause gas. Soaking
beans before you cook them can take away some of the gas, but it won't take all
of it.
Do carrots improve your eye sight?
No, they don't. Do do however, make your eyes healthy. That may sound like it
contradicts its self, but it doesn't. They don't improve your eyesight, but they
do help you maintain your current ability to see.
Can swallowing gum cause stomach problems?
It can cause gas, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. If you are chewing gum that has
sorbitol, that could be causing problems too. Oddly enough, this is also found
in semen.
Do cherries relieve pain?
The answer is yes. People who eat at least 20 tart cherries a day have a
reduction in pain from arthritis.
Does parsley take away bad breath?
Yes it does. So does other green leafy veggies that contain chlorophyll.
Does an apple a day keep the doctor away?
Yes it does. There are many good things about apples. They help reduce the risk
of cancer. They also help lower cholesterol. Who says that old sayings aren't
As will all things, take myths with a grain of salt. If you are curious about a
myth, do some research on it. You will be surprised at how much information you
will learn.


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