“Common Health Habits That May Be Harmful”

There is a general consensus that drinking 8 glasses of water a day, taking a daily multivitamin or starving a fever are good health habits to follow. However, just because you have heard them innumerable times does not make them true. Many of these questionable fads lack scientific proof, such as the ones that follow. Avoiding eggs to protect your heart. Despite decades of controversy and debate, eggs have been shown to benefit heart health in recent years. But, like all foods, they should be eaten in moderation. In a recent study, participants who consumed 3-6 eggs per week reaped major health benefits, including lower risks of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease. While some investigators have asserted that eggs weaken heart health, the American Heart Association maintains that this stance lacks support from compelling evidence, and says that eating one whole egg per day aligns with a heart-healthy diet.

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