20 Health 'Tips' You Will Hear Over The Holidays That Are Totally Wrong


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Some people think juice is healthy, but...

It's flu season, and you're starting to feel under the weather - hopefully it's just a cold.


You may not feel particularly hungry, but could maybe get some chicken soup down.

But will it make you feel better? There's an old saying about this, but how does it go again, is it starve a fever and feed a cold, or the other way around?

There are plenty of folk sayings and "tips" about everything from staying healthy to avoiding a hangover.

The only problem is that a lot of folk wisdom about health and nutrition is totally - or at least mostly - wrong.


Here's the truth behind some of the health claims you might hear someone make over the holidays.