Lifestyle — Good Habits That Are Actually Bad For You

It has been five months since we set our New Year's resolutions.

In January, we entered the new year with fresh attitudes, ready to change our lifestyles for the better.

Some people promised to go to the gym more and get their bodies toned, some people vowed to take more daily vitamins and some even decided to only eat food with zero fat.

Well, we discovered these habits we all consider good are actually not as good as we think they are.

For example, those fat-free foods we consider to be healthier are actually the opposite.

When the fat is taken out of a food product, the taste is usually taken out, too. To make up for this lack of flavor, food producers add sugar, thickeners and salt to make the food more appealing, but doing so also adds a lot more calories.

Another habit people try to maintain is catching up on missed sleep. This idea is entirely a myth. Once you lose those crucial hours of sleep, they cannot be gained back. That's why it is vital to get a good night's rest every night; it promises you a better attitude for the day to come.

Check out the video to see other habits that seem good for you but are actually bad. You might never want to squat on the toilet again.

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