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Fluoride is Bad For You Myth

Fluoride is a name for several fluorine compounds. Fluoride is good for oral hygiene in small doses, but extremely dangerous and toxic in large doses.

Gluten Disorders are Real Fact

Science-wise there is no “gluten allergy”, but gluten related disorders like celiac disease, wheat allergies, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are real.

There are Different Blood Types Fact

There are four general blood types (A, B, AB, and O), each can be Rh ‘+’ or ‘-‘. Blood types differ by antigens on the surface of red blood cells.

Free Radicals are Harmful Fact

Free radicals are atoms, molecules, or ions missing electrons. When antioxidants are unavailable, free radicals can damage cells in an effort to “balance” electrons through oxidation.

The Tongue Is The Strongest Muscle In The Human Body Myth

Some think the tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body, but it’s difficult to find any definition of “strength” that would indicate this. There is no one way to measure strength and the tongue consists of eight muscles, not one.

All Pot is the Same Myth

Cannabis (pot) is a single plant genus, but selective breeding and hybridization of the Indica and Sativa species has produced many unique strains. Strains have different amount of specific organic compounds each affecting human physiology differently.

Sleeping on a Problem Helps You Solve it Fact

Sleeping on a problem works. Studies show a positive correlation between sleep and cognitive function. Contemplating a problem and then “sleeping on it” can result in better problem solving

Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever Myth

The old saying “feed a cold, starve a fever” has truth to it, but generally you should feed a cold and a fever and starve neither.