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Common Health Tips Without Scientific Support
It's Your Health. Be Skeptical.

Between daytime television talk shows, friends, family, and co-workers, health tips get passed around more than a dooby at a Colorado rock concert. But make sure to be skeptical of what you hear. Some of the most common nutrition and exercise tips are seriously lacking in scientific evidence.

Take these eight for example...

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