Going far outside the norm in pursuit of health and looking fit still goes on today and probably always will, and this is where people get into trouble. What usually happens with so many is they have read something that has been passed around as gospel and they believe it. Fad diets, odd weight loss tips, fitness crazes, etc are the result of people buying into too many myths when it comes to the level of health they are hoping to achieve. In the following paragraphs we are going to talk about three specific health myths and what the truth actually is about them.
There are many old sayings about what to eat if you want to stay healthy. By now you may be familiar with blueberries because they do possess certain antioxidant properties known to be beneficial. This is not an attempt to say one is far superior than the next, even though this healthy berry is a powerhouse of all the good stuff you want. There are so many other foods you can mix blueberries with, and one of the most popular is yogurt but avoid those with high sugar content. Going outside with wet hair increases your chances of catching a cold. How often have you heard that old wives tale? Here is the fact of the matter – your immune system keeps right on working wet hair and all. There have been intensive studies done about this in which people who were inoculated with the common cold were just as likely to get sick while staying warm and dry as those who were wet and cold. A big part about this and why it continues to get passed on is that it’s the power of what was learned at an early age.
Yes, joining a swim club or finding a place to do it is a hassle, but it is so worth it because you get a great workout. There are some weird rules about how long you need to wait after eating, etc, and these have been around for decades. Nothing terrible will happen unless you are in an unusual situation. One thing you may find if you do this is you will tire more quickly, but that is really just about it.
Who really knows the level and amount of non-truths concerning the topic under discussion. Simply use your brain and employ common sense thinking and that will help. We can only tell you so much in one article, and that is why doing your own reading has to continue. What you can expect is to have a fascinating journey just because this is a timely topic and is interesting.