Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Exposed: The Truth Behind Common Health Myths

From the five-a-day rule to eating oily fish once a week, experts reveal the common health mantras that were completely made up.
Eat five portions of fruit and veg a day, take 10,000 steps, drink eight glasses of water, brush your teeth twice and then sleep for eight hours.

They're the mantras many of us follow in the belief they're based on proper research.

But are they? Recently a U.S. scientist revealed that the target of 10,000 steps a day, recommended by the NHS, isn't based on science at all.

In fact, the number of steps seems to have been picked at random. Read more

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