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Top 50 Myths About Food & Nutrition (That Need to Go)


We've all believed these at one point or another.

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1) Washing Raw Chicken Helps Kill Bacteria

Not true! In fact, the CDC warns that washing raw chicken may spread bacteria to other foods, utensils and countertops. The best way to eliminate bacteria is ensuring you cook the chicken to a safe internal temperature of 165°F. Avoid cross-contamination by using a separate cutting board, and always wash your hands before handling raw chicken.

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