Fact or Fiction? Round 1

Misinformation. Wive’s Tales. Marketing. There is so much floating around out there. What’s the real deal? Challenge your perceptions.

Multivitamins prolong your life – FICTION

Don’t buy it! Multivitamins can actually put you at greater risk of serious illness and even death. Consult your doctor before going on a vitamin regimen. 

Cracking your knuckles cause arthritis – FICTION

Crack away.  Arthritis is an immune disorder that attacks the joints. There is no evidence linking the habit, but be careful, you could injure the joint. 

If you go outside in cold weather you will catch a cold – FICTION

While there are many different factors that can contribute to a person catching a cold, the main cause is direct contact with someone else who is infected. While it may that the cold weather of winter is the cause, it is actually do to people staying INSIDE, where they can infect others in close proximity.