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30 Health Myths That You Probably Still Believe (But Shouldnt)

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May 16, 2016

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When it comes to health and fitness, there are a million “facts” out there that we’ve been led to believe. Should you feed a fever? Always wear a hat when going outside? Is that piece of gum you swallowed seven years ago still hanging out in your stomach?

Call them wive’s tales, call them just accepted “truths,” but we’re calling them what they are myths that need to be setstraight once and for all.

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Gum stays in your stomach for 7 years.

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What is it with people and “seven years?” You break a mirror, you swallow gum, etc.

Let’s

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Most heat is lost through the head.

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What if you were outside in the snow in nothing but a hat and a pair of shorts? Exactly. That hat on your head wouldn’t keep your whole body warm.

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Alcohol kills brain cells.

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Although it may be splitting hairs, alcohol doesnt actually kill any brain cells even though watching your buddy do a keg stand might suggest otherwise.

In reality,

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Calories are more fattening when eaten at night.

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You can spot target certain body parts for weight loss.

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Unfortunately, thats not how it works.Working out specific muscle groups can make those muscles stronger, but doing a millioncrunches isnt going to do anything to your belly fat or any other part of your body.

This all means that if you are trying to lose weight in a particular spot, youll need to reduce your total body-fat percentage through a mix of exercise and a modified diet.

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