17+ Health “Facts” You Had No Idea Were False

Most of us want to optimize our lifestyle choices to create a healthy body and mind, right? Well, what if we told you that a lot of what you think you are doing right is actually wrong? According to Business Insider, all too often the health facts we hold dear are actually old wives tales, misconceptions, or outdated medical information.

Click through to discover the 48 health “facts” you had no idea were false. #25 will make you think twice about taking your “daily” vitamins.

Oxygen-starved blood turns blue

Health "Facts"

Your blood doesn’t turn blue when it lacks oxygen, tt actually turns dark red. It just appears blue because of the many layers of tissue that filters the color.