You need to drink 10 glasses of water a day. Eating carrots will give you superhero night-vision. Eating gluten-free food will make your body just like Novak Djokovic’s. There is no dearth of free advice everywhere. Thanks to millions of health guidelines available on the internet, everyone’s a doctor these days. There is information everywhere but a lot of it just plain jargon. 

It is important that we learn to separate fact from fiction. Just like almost everything on the internet, most of the ‘health advice’ is plain wrong. Coming to your rescue, UK-based employee benefits firm Unum has come up with an infographic that debunks 10 very popular health myths.

Here, have a look:


So the next time someone goes all an-apple-a-day-keeps-the-doctor-away on you and has no scientific claim to back it up, tell them, in the immortal words of Donald Trump, “You are Fake News.”