Top Six Health Myths

As we the world continues to evolve, people tend to find ways to answer their health problems from what causes it to what can cure it. And sometimes we are not getting the right information we really need.

According to Dr. Mercola with Rachael Droege here are the top six health myths:

  • Myth: Sun Causes Skin Cancer
Experts say that being exposed to the sun can cause skin cancer but the truth is that it actually prevents cancer and other diseases because it promotes formation of Vitamin D. What you should remember is that you should be cautious about sun exposure protect yourself from burning under the sun.
  • Myth: Milk Does a Body Good
Commercial pasteurized milk is not a health food and should be avoided, when milk is pasteurized the structure of the milk proteins changes (denaturization) into something far less than healthy.
  • Myth: Saturated Fat Causes Heart Disease
Saturated fats in the foods we eat that is causing all of this heart disease, but rather, and far more, it is the excess carbohydrates from our starch- and sugar-laden diet that is making people fat and unhealthy, and leading to epidemic levels of a host of diseases such as diabetes and later, heart disease. Trans fats are another major contributing factor.
  • Myth: Fish is Good for You
Sadly, as fish would otherwise be one of the healthiest meats on the planet since it is packed with the incredibly beneficial omega-3 fats, fish (and shellfish) easily accumulate high levels of chemical residues from the water they live in. Residues in fish can be as much as 9 million times the amount found in the water!
  • Myth: Low-Fat Diets are Healthy
Your body cannot function properly without adequate amounts of fat--it influences everything from blood clotting to vitamin absorption to brain function.
  • Myth: Whole Grains are Good for You
While nearly everyone, including myself, agrees that whole grains are better for you than refined grains, whole grains are still not something that most people should be eating. And high insulin levels benefits from avoiding grains, yes even whole grains.

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