25 Healthy Habits That Aren’t As Healthy As You’ve Been Led To Believe

When it comes to drinking orange juice, or following the food pyramid, or committing to some sort of new diet, most of us would be quick to point out how healthy these things are, but of course, there is a sliding scale here. Some things are healthier than others. Juice is better than coke, but it’s still worse than water. And that’s what we’re going to be talking about today. These are 25 Healthy Habits That Aren’t As Healthy As You’ve Been Led To Believe.

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25

Following the food pyramid

myplateSource: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

There is a reason that it has been updated to MyPlate.

24

Doing only one form of exercise

runningSource: livestrong

Swim, bike, run, lift, climb. Cross training is the best thing for your body.


23

Packaged healthy foods

fruitsSource: menshealth, Image: en.wikipedia.org (public domain or free licence)

While better than candy bars, they don’t beat fresh, whole produce.

22

Avoiding microwaves

microwaveSource: menshealth. Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

It doesn’t kill nutrients; it’s just that most microwaveable foods don’t come with a lot of nutrients to start with.


21

Cleansing

cleansingSource: menshealth

Eat right, exercise, and your body will take care of the toxins. Depriving yourself of nutrients does more harm than good.



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