Food myths

Lifehacker just did an article on Food Myths. That is, things that people think are true, but aren’t. The full article explains each. Here are the myths:

  1. Myth: Eat a hearty breakfast, first thing in the morning.
  2. Myth: You need small meals every 2-3 hours.
  3. Myth: You need to eat immediately after a workout.
  4. Myth: You need to stop eating a few hours before bedtime.

10 Cancer myths busted

Here are 10 common myths about cancer, and why they’re wrong.

  1. Cancer is a man-made, modern disease
  2. Superfoods prevent cancer
  3. Acidic diets cause cancer
  4. Cancer has a sweet tooth
  5. Cancer is a fungus, and sodium bicarbonate will cure it
  6. There’s a miracle cancer cure
  7. The big drug companies are hiding the cancer cure
  8. Cancer treatment kills more than cancer does
  9. We’ve made no progress in fighting cancer
  10. Sharks don’t get cancer