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Food Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Food Myths: Fact or Fiction?

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel

Can you tell the difference between a food myth and a food fact? Answer the following questions to see whether you buy into popular misconceptions about food.

True or false: Following the five-second rule is totally safe.
1 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: Coffee is great for a hangover.
2 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: Cola is bad for your kidneys.
3 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: Twinkies last forever.
4 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: A megadose of vitamin C can fight off a cold.
5 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: You can drop a potato into a too-salty dish to absorb extra salt.
6 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: You shouldn’t wash mushrooms, because they absorb too much water.
7 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: Microwaving veggies destroys all their nutrients.
8 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: Turkey makes you sleepy.
9 of 10 questions

True

False

True or false: It’s safe to cut off moldy parts of food and eat the rest.
10 of 10 questions

True

False