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Common Food Myths Debunked!
We've all heard that eggs are bad for your heart and high fructose corn syrup is a no-no, but are these popular beliefs really true? Editors of Eating Well magazine set out to debunk some of the biggest myths regarding food, with some surprising results. First off eggs. While it's true they are high in cholesterol and cholesterol contributes to clogged arteries and heart attacks, saying that they are bad for your heart is quite a leap. For most healthy people, the cholesterol we eat doesn't have a huge impact because the body can compensate by manufacturing less cholesterol. Saturated fats and trans fats do more to raise cholesterol and eggs only contain 2 grams of saturated fat and no trans fats. Another myth is that high fructose corn syrup is worse for you than real sugar. The makeup of HFCS is almost identical to table sugar or sucrose and calorie-wise, it’s the same as sucrose. Another huge myth is that microwaving food zaps all the nutrients out of what you're eating. In reality, it's the heat and the amount of time something cooks that affects the loss of nutrients, not the method of cooking, so whether you microwave, grill or bake, you're losing the same amount of nutrients. So basically, it's better to nuke your food than char it to a crisp!  For more food myths debunked, click here.
 
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THE FACT IS...
City dwellers have longer, thicker, denser nose hairs than country folks do.
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