What if we told you many of the health facts you live by are totally false? Well, it’s true. Some of the most popular advice that has been spread around for years is flat-out wrong, but we’re here to debunk them and put these misconceptions to rest once and for all. From the truth about swimming right after you consume a meal to the untrue link between stress and high blood pressure, here are 20 health facts we’ve been told our whole lives that aren’t true.
1. Drink Milk for Strong Bones
Remember when your parents demanded you drink all of your milk so you could grow up to be big and strong? Studies have shown that there really isn’t any correlation between drinking milk and strengthening your bones, especially when it comes to our hips. Although milk is a great source of Vitamin D, it won’t necessarily prevent you from having a bone fracture.