WEBE Wellness: Health Myths

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WEBE Wellness: Health Myths

You eat right, you exercise, you stay healthy – but are you doing the right things, or are there some health myths you’ve subscribed to?

Maybe you’ve heard that coffee stunts your growth. Not true – it’s really genetics, and the only real medical condition a cup of coffee will give you is a slight increase in blood pressure.

Maybe you think eggs cause high cholesterol. Well, that’s another myth as they have nearly no effect on cholesterol, and some studies show they improve heart health.

You’ve probably heard you should go for 10,000 steps per day. While walking more isn’t a bad thing, it’s really more like 6,000 to 8,000 steps that you need – past that, and the health benefits don’t really increase.

You might think social media influencers will inspire you to diet and exercise – but it turns out it’s the opposite and can lead to body dissatisfaction.

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