Healthy Living: 20 Common Health Myths Exposed
Sugar does not seem to have any hyperactive effect on children.
This myth was popularized with the Feingold Diet in the 1970s, where parents were advised to remove sugar to help calm their children.
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We should indeed be drinking enough water every day for good overall health. What this amount is, differ from person to person.
There is no scientific evidence that backs up drinking ...
You can't catch a cold from being cold. A virus is responsible for contracting a cold. We become infected with viruses when we are in close quarters with other people infected with a virus.
Cracking joints do not cause arthritis. Research done found people who crack their joints are at the same risk of getting arthritis than those who don't.
Much like a hundred years ago when Spanish Flu killed millions, questionable medicinal concoctions and folk remedies have surfaced across the world, claiming to boost the immune system.
Pills, superfoods, and other wellness habits do not boost our immunity as the 'symptoms' which we get when infected are in fact measures taken by our immune system to respond to the foreign pathogen.
Many allergies that people have are a misguided response from the immune system that treat harmless foreign bodies as harmful pathogens.
While over-the-counter medicines provide us with a so-called ‘relief’ by suppressing our fever, runny nose and other ‘symptoms’, these are in fact necessary for the body to get well. The symptoms we want to be stopped are not our enemy:
We have all learned to wash hands in warm water. However, it does not fight germs. Water needs to boil to kill off germs.
The time spent rubbing and scrubbing hands is more important for kill...
You should actually sit up straight and tilt your head slightly forward to prevent blood from running down the back of your throat.
Using ice to shrink the blood vessels, accompanied with light pressure, should settle the bleeding.
Research reveals that people gain weight because of excess calorie intake and lack of exercise, not because of the proportion of dietary fat or carbohydrates.