21 Mistakes You're Making About The Food You Eat

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Since we're all cramming food into our face-holes several times a day, you would think we've got it completely figured out. But as it turns out, most of the so-called facts we know about food are actually completely wrong. So we asked our readers to serve us up a steaming plate of food myth debunking.

Dig in!

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Entry by lemonstar

21 Mistakes You're Making About The Food You Eat

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Entry by Buttersnix

Coffee does NOT dehydrate you. The reason you might see an increase in urination is because it's mostly water. It actually helps hydrate you and you c

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CHUN KING Originally started in China CHUN KINC CRACKED.GOM KING Serve Six for less than $100 CHUN Egg Rolls Shrimp CHUN KING Or somewhere in Asia SHU

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Entry by munagam07

Margarine is more healthy than butter, right? Actually, neither is healthier than the other. Weswitched to margarine hoping to avoid heart disease, bu

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Entry by lemonstar

That red puddle under your steak isn't blood. CRAG Beef carcasses are drained of blood before they are butchered and processed. The red liquid on your

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Entry by CornishPlasty

Think you've had the 'king of steaks', Kobe beef? It's unlikely. Before 2012, no beef from Japan was allowed to be imported into the USA by the USDA.

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Ice cream doesn't cool you down, it warms you up! That's because the body heats up while it digests the ingredients in ice cream. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by Hestutomo

Brown sugar is not healthier than regular white sugar. VS The only difference between the two is the taste. Although the difference in taste is caused

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

The best beverage for adding antioxidants to your diet is tea, right? Not really. Studies have shown that instant coffee can be comparable with tea or

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Entry by Dr.Maybe

Sugar is not the only thing that causes cavities. You may think that avoiding candy is enough to protect yourself against cavities. However,arbohydrat

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Entry by Buttersnix

MYTH: ORGANIC FOOD IS ALWAYS BETTER. Organic food has not been found to be significantly healthier than non-organic and eating the recommended serving

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Most wasabi on the market contains no actual wasabi. It's most likely horseradish tinted green. That's because wasabi is so difficult to produce, and

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Entry by PollyDarton

Swedish meatballs are actually Furkis. The dish was introduced to Sweden by their monarch, King Charles XIL, who had developed a taste for it while tr

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Have you tasted yam? Chances are, you probably haven't. Yams in America aren't actually yams. They're sweet potatoes. The confusion dates back to th

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Entry by TedStixon

CHINESE FOOD IS FILLED WITH DANGEROUS MSG, RIGHT? ACTUALLY, MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE (MSG) IS PERFECTLY SAFE IN NORMAL AMOUNTS, AND IS A NATURALLY-OCURRIN

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Consumption of food with high salt content does not actually make you thirsty, but instead makes you retain water more effectively. A study conducted

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Entry by ERRiley

To curE a pollen allergy do you have to use local honey? NOPE! Research has shown that given the variations in pollen that bees gather, locally produc

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

21 Mistakes You're Making About The Food You Eat

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Entry by Scott Laffey

21 Mistakes You're Making About The Food You Eat

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Entry by Mihailocukk

Baby- carrots are carrots that were harvested before they were Full grown, right? NOPE! They're what happens to carrots not pretty enough to sell in s