There are a number of old wives’ tales about food and drink that have become accepted as facts by a large majority of the population when, in fact, they are completely false.

Despite what you might have been told by friends or family members, there’s actually no evidence to suggest that some of these accepted facts are even remotely accurate.

We’ve taken a look at some of the accepted truths about food and drink and have explained why they’re a load of old nonsense!

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