9 'facts' everyone believes that aren't actually true

2019-01-21 09:41

There are some things that we learn from textbooks or hear from our friends that actually aren't at all true — we debunked these to find the truth.


2018-08-21 14:15

WE have all heard our fair share of bizarre sexual health myths, from when we were at school discussing what we thought we knew about sex, to that awkward "sex talk" parents have with their children.

9 breastfeeding myths busted

2017-08-05 11:17

Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding.

SEE: Digestive health myths busted

2017-04-28 09:20

How many bowel movements per day is considered 'healthy'? Can you shrink your stomach? We bust seven myths about your digestive health.


Busting myths about diabetes

2017-01-16 11:10
Do you still believe that eating too much sugar will cause diabetes? Don’t – here are six myths you must stop believing today…

Do you still believe that eating too much sugar will cause diabetes? Don’t – here are six myths you must stop believing today…

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5 skincare myths dark skinned women need to stop believing

2016-11-03 14:59

A round-up on misconceptions surrounding dark skincare.

5 things we need to stop believing about natural hair

2016-10-17 11:10

Even though natural hair is being embraced more and more, there are still a lot of myths surrounding ethnic hair.


Common hair myths busted

2016-05-03 13:45
Common hair myths busted

GHD Platinum® sets the record straight on whether their products can burn your hair.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 4 myths about distracted driving in SA

2015-11-24 10:08

'Contrary to popular belief, the human brain can't multitask', says MasterDrive SA as it reveals the dangers of texting while driving. Here are 5 distracted driving myths vs reality...

11 bizarre pregnancy facts

2015-05-14 15:17

Some remarkable occurrences during pregnancy seem almost unbelievable.


5 common myths about arthritis

2018-12-17 19:06

Arthritis is common so it's not surprising that some myths about the condition have arisen. Here are the most popular myths about arthritis, debunked.

4 relationship myths that get in the way of love

2017-10-13 09:54

It’s time to untangle yourself from these fantasies.

Albinism - it's time to drop the myths, superstitions and stereotypes

2017-06-13 13:09

As we mark International Albinism Awareness Day today, it’s worth reflecting on some of the terrible – and sometimes lethal – myths, superstitions and stereotypes about people with albinism.

4 common myths people believe about astrology

2017-04-07 15:26

Is astrology just about horoscopes? Or is there something more to it?

7 skincare myths busted

2016-12-07 10:27

We bust seven skincare myths that you may still believe.

Don't believe these asthma myths

2016-10-21 10:12

There are many myths about asthma out there - we bust eight so you don't get caught out believing them.

4 old wives’ tales that are actually true

2016-06-26 00:00

You might have taken some of them with a pinch of salt, but these tall stories aren’t so tall after all.

One more reason (as if you needed one) to love makeup

2016-02-05 12:28

Why wearing makeup is beneficial to your skin and 4 other beauty myths debunked.

5 popular beauty myths debunked

2015-11-20 08:53

When it comes to beauty, we believe just about anything.

Top ten relationship myths

2015-03-03 10:54

A human behavioural specialist discusses the most common myths that can stop people from experiencing a rich relationship.

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