Drink more water, avoid processed foods, cut sugar and sodium, exercise 30 minutes a day… Whether you like it or not, these are healthy habits you need to have. The benefits of certain other practices, however, are not as universally agreed upon. In fact, you may be have been misled by a friend, society or the internet.
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The list of healthy everyday activities – or at least activities many people think are good for them – is very long. It’s hard to know the truth these days due to an overabundance of information.
Nutrition labels can be deceptive because manufacturers are not always required to list harmful substances as ingredients. Also, there is a new food and fitness trend seemingly every day.
While different approaches work for different people, several habits are bad for everyone and are just the products of unexplained hype.
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