8 Common Lies People Need To Stop Believing in Immediately

Vaccines cause autism

This myth has been debunked time and time again, but some still believe that the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism.

You only use 10% of your brain

This popular myth perpetuates the idea that humans have vast, untapped cognitive potential, but in reality, we use all parts of our brain.

Celery has 'negative calories'

No food has negative calories, meaning that eating it burns more calories than it contains. Celery does provide some nutrients and fiber, but it still contains calories.

Cracking your knuckles causes arthritis

The popping sound you hear when you snap your fingers is just gas bubbles popping, and it's harmless.

The earth is flat

This conspiracy theory has long been debunked by scientific evidence and is not supported by any credible scientific organization.

Organic food is always healthier

While organic food may reduce exposure to pesticides, it is not necessarily healthier than conventionally grown produce.

Wealth and success bring happiness

Studies have shown that happiness is not directly related to wealth, fame or success. the key to happiness is subjective

Detox diets are necessary to rid your body of toxins

Our organs, such as the liver and kidneys, already work to detoxify our bodies. Detox diets are not scientifically proven