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MythDefied


Is it true? ‘Is it true?’ is the category where CHOICE Community members can discuss fake news and clickbait with the goal of providing some accuracy around consumer issues in the age of ‘fake news’. This continues part of our broader work in the MythDefied category, where we bust common commonly held misconceptions, myths and misinformation surrounding products.
About the MythDefied category [MythDefied] (1)
Is olive oil good or bad for frying? ( 2 ) [Is it true?] (33)
Is e10 better than unleaded? Fuel economy, price and performance ( 2 3 ) [MythDefied] (54)
More mattress springs make for a better or more comfortable mattress? [MythDefied] (10)
Will a HEPA vacuum help ease allergies and asthma? [MythDefied] (8)
True or false - You can never really delete your Facebook data ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (26)
Anti-ageing cream - does it work? ( 2 3 ) [MythDefied] (51)
Bag searches: Are they allowed? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (33)
Toothpaste - Is it the new wonder product? ( 2 ) [Is it true?] (28)
Can you cook salmon in a dishwasher? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (34)
Daylight Saving. Friend or foe? ( 2 3 4 ) [MythDefied] (73)
How much do smart lights cost to run? [MythDefied] (8)
Are clinical laser beauty treatments like IPL safe? [MythDefied] (6)
How long do running shoes last? [MythDefied] (6)
Is it true? "Households advised to run taps for 30 seconds amid lead poisoning fears" [Is it true?] (10)
Should you turn appliances off at the powerpoint? ( 2 3 ) [MythDefied] (42)
Superfoods - do they exist? [MythDefied] (14)
Is sugar as addictive as cocaine or heroin? [Is it true?] (12)
Higher cost doesn't equal better quality - add your example [MythDefied] (13)
The large size pack is always cheaper (?) [MythDefied] (15)
Is it cheaper to buy a smartphone outright? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (37)
Is it true - Should women freeze their eggs (Oocyte cryopreservation)? [Is it true?] (9)
Can airlines sue customers for cancelling a flight in Australia? [MythDefied] (9)
Health Myths That Are True [MythDefied] (3)
Frequent flyer & Loyalty points - are they 'worth it'? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (21)
Australia On Track To Meet Paris Agreement 5 Years early [Is it true?] (18)
Novel Ways to Cook your food. Fact or Fiction [MythDefied] (17)
No refunds signs are illegal [MythDefied] (8)
Is it true? Vegans Have Twice As Many Sick Days [Is it true?] (4)
Do you need to use fabric softener? [MythDefied] (17)