A false belief that harms our 'health' without knowing
False beliefs that harm our 'health' without knowing
Eating ONLY Vegetables
Even though vegetables are rich in carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins and minerals, eating ONLY vegetables leads to insufficient nutrients from other groups of food, especially protein, carbohydrates and fats. These types are the body’s main source of energy.
If you wish to be healthy, you should consume all 5 groups of food in the right proportion: 2 portions of vegetables, 1 portion of rice and 1 portion of meat is the best ideal consumption.
Many people believe that exercising and sweating heavily help achieve a strong body. This is a false belief. Over exercising makes the body to produce up to 20-30% morefree radicals, which exceeds the body’s limit of free radicals elimination. This can cause the body to deteriorate faster and cause various diseases.
Extreme Control of Calories
Having a proportionate weight leads to a stronger body. Accordingly, many people control their diet and calories to be less than what the body really needs. This false belief can ruin your body because the body is receiving insufficient essential nutrients to repair itself. A good diet should match with the number of calories that will be burned per day. Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) helps calculate these calories.
The formula calculates the calories needed to burn per day
Men: BMR = 66 + (13.7 x weight in kg) + (5 x
Height in cm) – (6.8 x age)
Women: BMR = 65 + (9.6 x weight in kg) + (1.8 x (Height in cm) – (4.7 x age)
Staying Home All Day and Never Go Out
Even though reducing socializing promotes stronger health as it maintains a good environment and reduce risk of exposing to bacteria, the side effect of cutting all socializing is the increasing in stress, leading to higher level of free radicals.
Therefore, it is better to spend some time going out to rest, reduce stress, and maintain good mental health.
Drinking Too Much Water
Beauty and health tips always include the good effects of drinking water. People who have good skin and good health tend to drink sufficient amount of water per day.
Nevertheless, drinking more than 3 liters of water is not good for the body as this may lower salt and sodium in the blood leading to water poisoning which is dangerous to the body.
Incorrect Weight Loss
Many people know that obesity is the embodiment of various diseases. For this reason, people seek forways to lose weight as quickly as possible. However, incorrect ways, whether it’s dieting, taking slimming pills, or eating incorrectly, bring about imbalanced body.
So, if you are going to lose weight, choose the best way without harming your health.
Eat Lots of Fruits for Better Health
Fruits are rich in many nutrients, which are beneficial to the body. However, fruits are also filled with a lot of sugar, which equivalent to 1-5 teaspoons.