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Thanksgiving is upon us, which means it's time to stuff so much food into our pie holes that our veins will run brown with gravy. So, to celebrate, we're busting some food myths that have persisted far too long for a country with an obesity problem.

(As always, thanks to AuntieMeme for the magic she works putting these together.)

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MYTH: HEARD THAT DRINKING ice WATER AFTER A MeAL IS DAnGeRoUS? FAGT8 IT ABSOLUTELY ISN'T. The story goes like this: If you drink cold water after a me

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MYTHB RAW EGGS ARe EAsIeR TO DIGEST. FAGT8 THEY'RE ACTUALLY HARDERTC DIGEST. In 1998, researchers studied five adults with ileostomies (which is where

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MYTHB A LITTLE OIL in YOUR BOILING WATER WILL KeeP PASTA FRom STICKING. FACT8 IT WON'T. IT WILL Just BLOCK THE SAUCE. When you add oil to pasta water,

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MYTH: BROwn EGGS ARE BETTER FOR you. FACT8 0DO ALL SHELL COLORS ARE EQuALLY HEALTHY. There's no difference in the nutritional value of eggs based on w

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MYTH8 EGGS ARE BAD FOR YOUR HEART. FAGT8 EAT YOUR EGGS. YOU'LL BE FINE. Studies show that most people can eat an egg a day without it affecting their

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MYTH: RAW FOOD IS HEALTHIER, BECAUSE COOKING DESTROYS enzymes. FAGT8 YOUR BODY DESTROYS THOSE enzymes ANYWAY. It turns out that when you eat raw veget

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24 Food And Cooking Myths

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MYTH: TO KEEP YOUR MeAT MOIST, you need TO SEAR it. FAGT8 Searing DOESN'T LOCK in JUIceS Searing meat doesn't do a thing to keep juices inside. When

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