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White Lies: Is Brown Rice Really the Healthiest?

Somewhere along the line, a terrible rumor began: White rice is bad, and brown rice is good. We're not sure who started it, but Ryan Andrews, R.D., director of education for Precision Nutrition, is here to explain the confusion. read more
Tue, 06/04/13 AT 10:30AM
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5 Running-Shoe Myths—Busted

We asked Johanna Bjorken, merchandising director and shoe buyer for JackRabbit Sports in New York City, to clarify some of the most common footwear misconceptions. read more
Mon, 04/22/13 AT 8:30AM
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Are Oysters Really Aphrodisiacs?

As far as aphrodisiacs go, the oyster is the closest thing we have to a natural, edible sex booster (sorry, chocolate). read more
Wed, 02/06/13 AT 1:30PM
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Does Tight Underwear Really Affect Sperm Count?

Can the choice of underwear (boxers or briefs) actually promote potency? Mike Dawson looks at the research. read more
Wed, 01/23/13 AT 3:30PM
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What's the Catch With Eating Fish? Myths and Facts

Pescatarianism has been around for years, but as Hollywood's stars shine a new light on the myriad health benefits of a high-protein, low-fat diet that improves sexual function and decreases the risk of heart disease, everyone is getting hooked. read more
Wed, 01/16/13 AT 8:00AM
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Can You Sweat Out Sickness?

Working out super-hard for more than 90 minutes has been shown to weaken your immune system for up to two weeks, so that advanced Cross Fit class is out. Should you just ride the couch like the doc says, or can you do something less intense, like a short run? read more
Wed, 01/09/13 AT 11:00AM
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Do You Really Lose the Most Heat from Your Head?

Do we really lose more heat from our heads than from any other part of the body? Mike Dawson, our resident health myth buster, investigates. read more
Wed, 12/26/12 AT 8:03AM
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Does Shaving Really Make Hair Grow Back Thicker?

Can you shave yourself a full head of thicker, darker hair? read more
Wed, 12/19/12 AT 8:03AM
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Is Gluten Really Bad For You?

Does eating gluten-free make you gain weight? Unless you have a diagnosed aversion you may be better off going with the grain. read more
Wed, 12/12/12 AT 2:00PM
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