14 Famous Food Myths Busted By Science

| August 8, 2018

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Sometimes, even your kitchen needs some myths busted. There are many things that we do everyday that have no more grounding other than habit, old wives' tales and misread or misremembered articles on the Internet. Who knows what kind of culinary shenanigans you get up to when you don't really know why you're doing what.

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