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Grewing up eating carrots because it would decrease the chances of needing glasses. After a little research, it came up that it was a big, fat lie.
Turns out the British Royal Air Force started the carrot tale in World War II to keep their newfound fighter pilots’ radar under wraps. ...
... They spread the rumor that their pilots were eating more carrots, and that as a result, their vision (and thus their aim) was drastically improved.
That got me wondering—what else did I believe without question that could be just an old wives’ tale?
Full Story: Seven Health Myths Debunked; By Dayna Davis, on DivineCaroline.com