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Is Watermelon Healthy? Plus More Summer Myths Explained (Page 2)

Garlic

Myth #1. Garlic is a natural mosquito repellent.

The Truth: Garlic wards off vampires, but it won’t keep mosquitoes at bay. Researchers at the University of Connecticut tested the theory without success, although they did suggest that perhaps participants hadn’t eaten enough garlic to see results.

Next: Myth #2: Doing crunches is the only way to get a flat belly. »


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