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Fact or fiction: Chicken contains hormones

We've all heard this one – so is it true or...

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Fact or fiction: More protein means bigger muscles

Seeing big, beefy bodybuilders chugging down protein shakes makes it...

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Fact or fiction: Drinking milk increases mucus

This is a wide-spread theory. But is it really true? Here's...

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Fact or fiction: Spicy foods cause stomach ulcers

We all used to believe this. But now we know:...

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Common diabetes myths

There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding diabetes. So what’s...

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Gluten-free myths busted!

Dietitian Anna Richards explores some of the common beliefs about...

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Common health stories: Fiction, fad or fact?

You’re happily enjoying what you’re eating when along comes a...

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Fact or fiction: You can spot-reduce fat

Remember the 'hip and thigh diet'? And we've all seen...

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Fact or fiction: MSG is bad for you

MSG's taken a bad rap, and you may have heard...

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Fact or fiction: Cellulite is a build-up of...

Don't we all hate this statement? Cellulite isn't even a...

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Fact or fiction: Oil is carcinogenic

Does cooking with olive oil change the oil and turn...

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Will foods high in cholesterol give me high...

If your cholesterol levels are normal, will eating foods high...

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Fact or fiction: I’m overweight because I have...

Many of us would love to think this was true....

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Fact or fiction: Your blood type affects the...

This diet plan became quite popular – but is it really...

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Fact or fiction: Homogenised milk is bad for...

This one crops up sometimes on the Internet. Is it...

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Myth buster: Eating after 5pm

Some popular diet books advise cutting out eating carbohydrates, or...

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Fact or fiction: Wheatgrass

Is a shot of wheatgrass really the same as eating...

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Fact or fiction: Taking vitamins gives you energy

Vitamins give you energy – but will taking extra vitamins make...
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