There have been many misconceptions about the human body that have been passed down through the years, such as that eating carrots can improve your eyesight. Various authors have methodically dispelled these myths. Photo: Shutterstock
There have been many misconceptions about the human body that have been passed down through the years, such as that eating carrots can improve your eyesight. Various authors have methodically dispelled these myths. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Busted: five myths about the human body, from larger private parts in men with big feet to only using 10 per cent of your brain

  • Many misconceptions and inaccuracies regarding the human body exist, such as the idea that a flatlining heart can be restarted again with a defibrillator
  • That eating carrots can help you see in the dark and that your appendix serves no purpose are two other medical fallacies that have been accepted as fact

There have been many misconceptions about the human body that have been passed down through the years, such as that eating carrots can improve your eyesight. Various authors have methodically dispelled these myths. Photo: Shutterstock
There have been many misconceptions about the human body that have been passed down through the years, such as that eating carrots can improve your eyesight. Various authors have methodically dispelled these myths. Photo: Shutterstock
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