4 Health Myths to Bury for Good
How much sleep do you need? Are standing desks the real antidote to sedentary cube life? Is coffee savior or devil? It seems like every week a new study contradicts another one, or challenges conventional wisdom. It can take a lot of research to tease health myths from fact. Sometimes that comes long after everyone has rushed out and bought the latest health foods and online supplements.
Common sense seems to get drowned out by sensational headlines, and half-truths repeated like so much urban legend. Here are 4 health myths you should stop believing right now. (You’ll be surprised to learn what science says about standing desks!)
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Health myths can take a toll on your body – and on your wallet. In an effort to keep up with the latest health recommendations, you could end up shelling out big bucks for hot new super foods or exercise equipment that you don’t really need.