People have plenty of beliefs about food. We are constantly besieged with information from news agencies or the Internet, urging us to eat this and not that, or warning us that such and such would cause health issues while others would bring about unexpected health benefits.
And no one is more emphatic than our own family members. From not being able to eat seafood or chicken after a major surgery to avoiding spicy foods while pregnant because it might induce labour, these Asian food myths have plagued us since we were children but, is there even an ounce of truth in any of these myths?
We take a look at some of them and set the record straight.
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