Strange Health Tips That Really Work
By Genevieve Cunningham
It seems as though anytime we look for advice regarding fitness or health, we’re hit with the same old things. Eat this, not that. Try this move. Take these supplements. While some of these are indeed great pieces of advice, sometimes we’re just looking for something different. If you need some new tips for health and fitness in order to get remotivated, take a look at these strange tips that actually hold some truth.
Use the First Stall
Research and studies have shown time and again that people tend to skip the first stall in a public restroom. If you have to go in a public place, opt for the very first stall and you’re likely to get a cleaner stall with fewer germs and much less use. Is it significantly cleaner? Probably not. You'll still be exposed to some germs. But you can bet you’ll be exposed to fewer dirt and germs in this stall than any other.
Don’t you love this tip? Chocolate has been on the bad list for quite some time. But in recent years, doctors are finding that there are major benefits to indulging in the darkest variety of chocolate on a regular basis. Dark chocolate contains high doses of antioxidants. These powerful little chemicals protect the reproduction and life of cells within the body. The only downside? You can’t eat to your heart’s content, but you can luckily enjoy a little nibble every single day.
Don’t Drink Energy Drinks for Energy
You probably have some sort of idea that energy drinks aren’t great for you, but what you may not have known is that they can have the opposite effect of more energy. While they will probably give you a quick boost in energy in the beginning, the high sugar content and blast of caffeine will cause a crash shortly after. People will find themselves in need of a pick-me-up quickly after, but may also have a headache, rapid heart rate, and other unwanted side effects along with the need for more energy.
When it comes to our health, we read all of the advice. We take what we think is helpful, and we leave the rest behind. But don’t forget that just because a piece of advice sounds strange doesn’t mean that it’s not valid. Use these strange but relevant tips in your life to boost your health just a little and feel better than ever.