3 Myths About Health Exposed

— Posted in General Health Issues

It’s probably safe to say all people want to look good and be healthy. Of course there are hundreds of businesses who make their profits from these people. You know it is not true that a person can lose significant weight very fast and keep it off. Knowledge can be power if you take the time to find out the truth about certain claims. So today we will help you get off to a good start by revealing the truths behind three important points in health and fitness.

Surely you have read or heard something on TV about dietary fat, and the common wisdom is that it will eventually lead to your demise. For example, if you do not get sufficient amounts of Essential Fatty Acids (the omega’s), then you will become seriously ill. Decades ago, important and credible research began on omega fatty acids, and this is where the truth about this data came from. A diet that is deficient in omega fats will begin to suffer and experience serious medical consequences. It is the fats resident in processed foods that will do the most damage to your body. Omega 6 fatty acids aren’t very good for you either.

The next piece of myth has to do with water intake, and you really do not have to drink a set amount each and every single day to keep yourself in sound health. What you need to think about is dehydration and preventing it. What you should drink will be specific for you and your personal habits and routines. There are some general guidelines you can follow, and then you have to think about what you do each day. One thing is sure, if you drink too much water you can actually make your self sick – so be careful.

One of the first things you probably think of when you first get sick is “is it feed a cold and starve a fever or is it the other way around?”. You have to let colds and flues run their course, and what you consume has no effect on speeding up the healing process. Whether you have the flu or a fever, you need to get plenty of rest, drink plenty of fluids and eat a healthy and balanced diet. Common colds and the like will not disappear overnight regardless of the circumstances.

We always turn to science any time there is discussions about your health or taking vitamins, etc. But still, you know there are falsehoods out there. Do not be skittish with doing your own research and discovering even more truths. The quest for truth is a natural desire and has been for millenia.