Does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

And Other Questions About Your Health and Body

By Donovan, Sandy & Thompson, Colin J.

Publishers Summary:
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Humans use only ten percent of their brains. If you cross your eyes, they'll stay that way. You may have heard these common sayings and beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven using science? Let's investigate seventeen health-related statements and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump scientists! Find out if the five second rule for dropping food on the floor is true! Discover if eating chocolate can give you pimples! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?

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ISBN
978-0-82259-084-2
Publisher
Lerner Publications


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on July 1, 2010

Gr 4-6 These books feature popular sayings and beliefs. One spread discusses each entry and a conclusion is reached-the saying is true, untrue, or nobody knows. "Apple"examines assertions that chicken soup cures the common cold and that going outside with wet hair causes illness. Bromides discussed in "Gum"include whether a pe...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

This book poses seventeen random medically related questions. The busy pages include graphics, photos, cartoony drawings, text boxes, a...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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