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7 Toxic Food Myths Debunked

Let’s face it: there are several myths still swirling like flies around our food… enough that it’s about time that someone, once and for all, goes on a debunking rampage.

We’re up to the task of getting the debunking ball rolling.

On the pages that follow, you’ll find seven myths that may have been preventing you from enjoying what you want. Enjoy.


1. Superfoods Prevent Cancer

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Let’s debunk a myth within a myth: there is no such thing as a superfood. Avocados, blueberries, broccoli, acai, and all the other foods that have been slapped with the label “Super”… they’re great for you, yes, but in no way can it be traced that one of them (or all) can prevent cancer.

What they can do is provide a healthy start to a well-balanced diet.


2. Coffee Is Bad For You

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Studies galore for this one. Recently, we even put together a comprehensive list on the benefits and drawbacks of coffee consumption, and we urge you to check it out for a more in-depth look.

It isn’t quite a 50/50 toss up though. Coffee has a ton of benefits, which can become detrimental in two key ways: 1) over-consumption and 2) if you load your cup o’ joe with excessive amounts of cream or sugar.


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Medianet DBS
G.D. resides in West Michigan. When he isn’t writing (or editing), you can find him outside, riding a bike, reading a book, or just plain running. Other interests include sports (of any kind), music (again, any kind) and cinema (a bit pickier here).