Not all "facts" about eggs are true. No, brown eggs aren't healthier than white ones. Yes, you can eat the white stringy thing attached to your yolks.
One of the biggest muscle-building myths is that you must eat protein after a workout. This and more myths busted by fitness experts.
Earthquake experts debunk myths like, doorways are the safest place, California will fall into the ocean, we're overdue for the "big one," and more.
Two sexologists debunk 17 myths about sex and sexuality. They talk about condoms, STIs, gender, Mountain Dew, masturbation, lube, hymens, and more.
Summary List Placement Veterinarians debunk the most common myths about dogs. Myths include sayings such as, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” They explain myths around training and owning a dog, calculating a dog’s age, and colorblindness. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript […]
Veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City debunk 15 of the most common myths about training and owning dogs.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder treated with a gluten-free diet. Gluten-free labels do not certify the product has absolutely no gluten in it. People diagnosed with the disease do not need to use gluten-free shampoos and soaps. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder […]
Two nutritionists debunk 19 of the most common myths about diets. They explain why dairy affects those with lactose intolerance and why they can actually eat cheese. They also debunk the idea that red wine is good for your heart. And they mention how much water we actually should be […]
Every culture has its own urban legends, myths, or spooky stories. Insider rounded up the scariest urban legends from around the world, from Hawaii to Scandinavia to Egypt. The gjengangers are thought to be murderous ghosts that can touch people and mark them for death, according to Viking legend. Some […]
Two geriatricians debunk 14 of the most common myths about ageing. They explain the science behind smiling and what really causes wrinkles. They also debunk the idea that eating fewer calories will extend your life. In fact, it’s more about the types of calories than the quantity. And they mention […]
People are freaking out because McDonald’s is testing a new chicken sandwich that contains MSG. But MSG is actually harmless, despite what many consumers think. The idea that MSG is harmful or unhealthy is actually a myth, and one with both no scientific evidence to back it up and long, […]
From pregnancy myths to cutting gluten out of your diet to lose weight, the world is full of misconceptions about health and well being. In 2019, we brought thirteen experts into our studios to debunk one-hundred health-related myths. Going gluten-free won’t help you lose weight, and can be a huge […]
Polyamory – or the practice of having multiple romantic or sexual partners – has become a hot topic of discussion since the term was coined in the mid-1990s. Research presented at the recent Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality annual conference found that 81% of people have fantasized about […]
Lore runs thick through the New JerseyPine Barrens. Millions of years ago, southern New Jersey was washed by ocean waves. The sand they deposited indelibly shaped the human culture of the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, just as the ocean left an inland shore, the land is marked by the […]
There’s a lot of information about eggs out there that isn’t actually true. Brown eggs aren’t healthier than white ones and drinking raw eggs can be dangerous, not a super efficient way to consume protein. The sell-by date on an egg carton isn’t the exact day your eggs will expire. […]
Visiting the gynecologist can be intimidating especially if you’ve never been before. To make it even more nerve-wracking, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about visiting this type of doctor. You shouldn’t always cancel your appointment if you have your period and you shouldn’t wait until you’re pregnant to […]
Myths about the bisexual community are usually rooted in stereotypes, and can be inaccurate and harmful. Bisexual people aren’t more likely to cheat, don’t have to identify as “50/50,” and aren’t always looking to use this identity as a stepping stone to another identity. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. […]