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There’s a myth that people get STDs and other viruses from toilet seats.
Most germs that cause diseases can only live for a very short time on the surface of a toilet seat.The bigger risk is the germs collected on the sink and door handles from people not washing their hands afterwards.
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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 killing germs.
Weight gain caused by eating late is a complex issue with some truth to it.
Some studies indicate that late night eaters overeat because they eat mindlessly when they are tired.
There is no such thing as blue blood. Blood appearing blue is an optical illusion. The maroon red color appears blue because light is diffused through the skin.
A psychologist interpreted a 1901 German study that suggested that sections of the tongue tastes specific tastes.
This has been debunked with research. Receptors for the basic tastes are found throughout the tongue.
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.
Scientific evaluation of the claim suggests there is no difference in injury rates between those who stretch and those who don't.
Stretching probably will not hurt you, so keep doing it if it makes you feel great.
Fat and muscle are not the same metabolic tissues and the one cannot turn into the other.
Instead, when you exercise, the fat burns off and you start building your muscle.
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Everyone has a different requirement for water. Temperature, humidity, size, age, gender and activity have an influence on your fluid needs.
Instead, drink when you are thirsty.
Researchers say breakfast doesn't kickstart the metabolism and may not be the most important meal of the day. Different studies have found that skipping breakfast doesn’t lead to weight increase and have no impact on resting metabolism.
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While it feels satisfying to have sore, aching limbs, and a sign of a good workout. This is entirely unnecessary and one can eliminate the soreness by doing slow reps, or avoiding eccentric (muscle lengthening) movements that can cause muscle tears. Progress is possible without sore limbs....
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