Advertising and marketing make up a huge portion of what we take in every day. And sometimes, the ads we see aren't exactly fact-checked.
A recent Reddit thread asked, "What is the biggest misconception that people only believe because of marketing?" The answers prove that we've all been lied to.
That things with "zero sugar" can still have 0.2 grams of sugar per unit which is why tic tacs claim to be zero sugar but can still be dangerous for a diabetic person - whynotagirlcanbeg
"Pork. The other white meat."
Pork is not a white meat. It is considered red meat, regardless of the color. - mrkenny83
"Plop plop, fizz fizz. Oh what a relief it is". Alka seltzer marketing. You only need one tablet to work. But they realized this and started selling it as the fact that you needed two. - AlwaysInTheFlowers