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Food myths---fact or fiction?

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Food myths---fact or fiction?

sonja | Oct 26, 2001 02:34 PM

So I posted my homemade cold remedy down by the chain on feeding a cold, and it got me to thinking about how many food myths we just hear about and accept as truths. Here are a couple that come to mind...I was told that carbonated beverages make you bloated. I have no idea whether this is true, but I avoid carbonated water and soda partially for this reason. Orange juice (vitamin C) for colds? Never works for me. I'd love to hear more of these commonly held assumptions, and whether or not any of them are backed scientifically.

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