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School Myths

Myths You Learned in Health Class

Nov 21, 2017 | 5 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Remember learning about the food pyramid in health class? As it turns out, the pyramid was based on a lot of misinformation about nutrition. In this episode of School Myths, we explore the source of some of the pervasive myths about healthy foods and fitness—and the new science shaping health class today.

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Author: Alice Roth

About This Series

Debunking the myths and misconceptions taught in classrooms across America