6 Accepted Health Myths That Are Far From The Truth

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With so many people now interested in health, people are handing out advice left and right. Maybe you heard that açaí is a magical fat burner or that doing the Master Cleanse will have you feeling better than ever, but many of these widely held beliefs have no science behind their claims.

In today’s day and age, there’s no question that we are surrounded by an overload of information. On top of the things we hear in magazines and television, we now have different bloggers, Instagrammers, and Tweeters telling us what to do…not to mention the things we hear from our friends. It can get difficult to discern truth from fact when there are so many claims floating out there.

Misconceptions about health and nutrition are constantly being circulated, so it’s important to make sure the information you receive is coming from a doctor, nutritionist, or valid researcher. To help keep you tabs on what’s fact and what’s fiction, we’ve rounded up a list of the top health myths that aren’t actually true.

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