Healthy living is a noble goal, but sometimes our ideas about how to get there aren't supported by science. Here are some common health myths that have crept into our lifestyles.
Since the '60s, vitamin C has been thought to prevent and cure colds, thanks to Nobel Prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling. But study after study has shown that megadoses of the scurvy-preventing vitamin have no effect. Sure, our immune systems need vitamin C to function properly, but this isn't a case of more is better. Enough is actually enough.