Yes. Biting your nails is unhealthy for you. Biting your nails drastically increases your chances of getting sick (1). All the bacteria that you are touching gets collected under your finger nail and is released when you bite them. Just Continue reading Is it unhealthy to bite your nails?
Rumors and myths about the correlation of chocolate and acne have been around for ever. Although it might sound like a false claim, chocolate actually does increase increase the prevalence of acne. The reason why it does is still unknown but a recent and reputable study has confirmed these hypothesis through a double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, and controlled trial.
No. Masturbation is a natural, healthy, and relatively safe process. Although there are hundreds of old wives tales and false facts about masturbating, scientific research has yet to discover evidence that masturbating is unhealthy. So all those myths of “your hands will become hairy”, or “you will go blind”, or absolutely and scientifically wrong.
Recent research and studies are finding that low fat diets are not very effective in weight loss. “Both cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses have failed to show a consistent association between diety fat and body fat” (1). Weight loss from low fat diets was found to be “modest and transient”, suggesting that other factors were more involved in the weight loss.
YES! Subway’s meatball subs are very unhealthy and are high in fat, calories, and sodium. Subway’s meatball marinara has a whopping 960 calories (not including cheese, and sauce). So this means that if you add some cheese and sauce, which many Continue reading Are Subway’s meatball subs unhealthy?
Most people would assume that a cup of hot chocolate is pretty unhealthy. That’s pretty obvious since it’s steamed milk with sugar and whipped cream. The part that really surprises people is just exactly how unhealthy a hot white chocolate Continue reading Be careful of Starbucks’ white hot chocolate
Curcumin is a powerful dietary polyphenol that can be found in Indian spices such as Turmeric (1). Curcumin has long been studied as a chemoprevention agent due to it’s success in cancer prevention. What makes curcumin so beneficial is that it possesses anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities. These are crucial activities that help prevent and even battle cancer (1).
Avocados are healthy for you. Avocados have over 20 essential nutrients which include potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins, and folic acid (1). Although avocados are high in fat, they contain mostly monounsaturated fat. This kind of fat in moderation actually helps Continue reading Are avocados unhealthy
YES. McDonald’s salads can be very unhealthy. You might think that you are being healthy by eating a salad at McDonald’s but you may be surprised to find out that most of their salads have more calories and fat than their Continue reading Is eating a McDonald’s salad unhealthy
YES. Staying up late is very unhealthy for you. Our body naturally follows something called a circadian rhythm which allows us to feel tired at night and awake in the morning. By going to bed later than normal, you are Continue reading Is it unhealthy to stay up late