Lecture 34- Medical Myths

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Lecture 34: Medical Myths 23/11/2009 12:23:00   Sugar Causes Hyperactivity? NO No increase in activity with Sugar Chocolate Causes Acne? NO No evidence, see notes on Vitamin A (can be affected by Vit. A) Hormonal Condition  Organically Grown Food is Healthier than Commercially Grown Food? NO! No evidence: has exactly the same amount of nutrients as inorganic Low level of pesticides on food (not enough to hurt us) Drinking 8oz of Water a Day to Stay Healthy? NO See kidney notes/ exercise notes Plastic Cutting Boards are More Sanitary than Wooden Boards? NO
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Wood contains bacteria that are helpful Washing either are the same  But don’t use marble/granite= sharper knifes Starches are Fattening? NO Nothing but Calories Nothing special about the starches Certain Foods, like Grapefruit, Celery, or Cabbage, Can Burn Fat and Make You  Lose Weight? NO Chewing these foods means nothing All about calories Eating After 8 p.m. Causes Weight Gain? NO
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