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50 Food & Nutrition Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Gourmandize Logo By Stephanie Holmes of Gourmandize | Slide 1 of 50: We've all been there at some point. You drop a piece of food on the floor and immediately swoop down to pick it up, telling yourself that it's okay to eat as long as you grab it within 5 seconds. Unfortunately, research suggests that bacteria can stick to your food within that time frame, so follow this rule at your own risk! 

1) The 5-Second Rule

We've all been there at some point. You drop a piece of food on the floor and immediately swoop down to pick it up, telling yourself that it's okay to eat as long as you grab it within 5 seconds. Unfortunately, research suggests that bacteria can stick to your food within that time frame, so follow this rule at your own risk! 

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