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10 Facts You May Believe Which Are Wrong
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Published: Aug 26, 2016

We’ve heard these facts growing up! We would never go against these facts because we’ve been hearing them all our lives growing up. But did you know those facts may be wrong?

Here are some facts you may believe which are wrong:

1. Sugar makes children hyper

There are no scientific studies which support this.

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2. Humans have five sense

We actually have more balance, time, body awareness and our sense of pain.

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Source: giphy.com

3. Carrots improve your eye sight

Carrots contain Vitamin A and is good for your eye health but eating a lot of them won’t improve your eye sight.

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4. Your hair and nails grow after death

They don’t. The skin dries and shrinks making it seem as though they’ve grown

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Source: screencrush.com

5. You need to drink eight glasses of water a day

It’s not necessary to drink only eight glasses of water a day. Water requirement is different for everyone

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6. Sitting close to the TV is bad for your eyes

The most it’ll do is give you a head ache

Source: health.howstuffworks.com
Source: health.howstuffworks.com

7. Cracking your knuckles will give you arthritis

It won’t

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Source: kissthechaos.com

8. You can eat anything off the floor if you pick it up within five seconds

It’s not true bacteria can come on anything within milliseconds

Source: scienceillustrated.com.au
Source: scienceillustrated.com.au

9. Chocolate causes acne

It doesn’t

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10. An apple a day keeps the doctor away

If you throw it hard enough it will. Apples do contain Vitamin C and fiber which are both essentials but they aren’t the only things you need to protect you.

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Source: m.lolsnaps.com