Health Mistakes We Commit Everyday
Right from the time we get up to the time we sleep we commit various health blunders that have a negative impact our health inversely. We point out the most vital and common ones here.
Brushing your teeth AFTER breakfast: We think it’s a smart move, but the fruit juices you consume in the morning can affect your tooth enamel, thus weakening it. It also leads to dental cracks and discolouartion. So the next time you forget to brush before breakfast, gargle your mouth with water and brush after 40 minutes of eating.
Keeping the car windows open while driving: Let’s except the fact that our highways are more polluted than the service roads. So avoid opening them all together, as the air pollution can instigate headaches, heart problems and also cancer.
Thinking that all plastic containers are BPA-free: BPA or bisphenol A is a compound used in manufacturing plastic. Researches have concluded that BPA seeps into food and drinks kept in BPA made containers. To be on the safer side, heat your food in glass containers and carry them in steel Tiffin to keep them warm.
Drunk driving: According to a UC San Diego study, “People with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of just .01 percent-well below the .08 legal limit-are 46 percent more likely to cause a crash than drivers who are totally sober.” So it is better you lower your BAC levels by eating before drinking to lower your intake.
Checking your phone before bed: One bad habit that we all have inculated over the years, be its a angry boss, jilted lover, or your mom’s howler, checking your phone at night can lead to loss of sleep and raise your risks of dying of a stroke! Keep the phone away while sleeping, if there is an emergency the person at the other end can CALL.
Source: Healthy living