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Just because something is repeated over and over does not make it true. These health myths prove that point.

Coffee stunts your growth. That is a MYTH. The FACT is genetics determine your height. Coffee isn’t linked to any medical conditions except for a slight, temporary increase in blood pressure.

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10,000 steps is the key to getting healthy is a MYTH. Fact: A study earlier this year found a better number of steps to aim for is probably 6,000 to 8,000.

Eating eggs causes high cholesterol is a MYTH.  Fact: Eggs have almost no effect on your cholesterol and a Harvard analysis of two studies even suggests that eating eggs can IMPROVE your heart health.

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