11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

Myth #3: Brown sugar is healthier than white sugar

In fact, white and brown sugar are the same thing. They differ in terms of the use of molasses, which gives a product a darkish color.

11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

 Brown sugar is often mistakenly considered healthier because it’s not as sweet as white sugar, on account of the larger amount of water the former contains.

Myth #4: Alcohol kills brain cells

A large amount of alcohol affects metabolic processes in the body and can lead to a deficit of oxygen.

11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

This can harm the connections between brain cells, but it does nothing to the cells themselves.