11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

Myth #11: Sugar is addictive

In 2009, a book came out about the results of an experiment in which laboratory mice were fed large amounts of sugar over several days. Once they’d experienced this diet,

11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

 they couldn’t live without the stuff. However, when the experiment was repeated with human beings, the same effect did not occur. And, of course, human beings can’t survive on sugar alone.