Myths About Exercise Part 2

When it comes to physical activity, myths and half-truths are rampant. We are especially vulnerable to falling for myths when we search for shortcuts or other too-good-to- be-true “secrets” to maximizing our results. However, some of the more pervasive fitness misconceptions may simply be long-held beliefs about the best ways to work out that were…

Myths About Exercise Part 1

When it comes to physical activity, myths and half-truths are rampant. We are especially vulnerable to falling for myths when we search for shortcuts or other too-good-to- be-true “secrets” to maximizing our results. However, some of the more pervasive fitness misconceptions may simply be long-held beliefs about the best ways to work out that were…

Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is the simplest peroxide (a chemical with an oxygen–oxygen single bond). It is a colorless liquid at room temperature. Small amounts of gaseous hydrogen peroxide occur naturally in the air, but it is unstable and decomposes readily to oxygen and water with release of heat. Hydrogen peroxide is used as a chemical intermediate,…

Myths About Mental Illness Part 3

Only until more recently, mental illnesses and mental health disorders were taboo topics. People were uncomfortable talking about these subjects or their mental health struggles. As a result, rumors and misunderstandings about mental illnesses ran wild. The media played no helping hand with exaggerated stories and extreme cases being showcased regularly. Although there has been…

Facts About Hypnosis Part 2

What happens during hypnosis? Hypnosis naturally and safely helps you achieve a number of goals in a relatively short time by guiding you through a trance. Here’s how Relax – When you’re relaxed, your mind no longer is in alert mode or searching for new information. Remove Resistance – By blocking out distractions, trance removes…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 7

There’s so much advice floating around on what to eat (and not eat), it can be hard to sift out the truth. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Food Myths Myth 3 – Dairy products are fattening and unhealthy. Fact – Low-fat and fat-free milk, yogurt, and cheese are just…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 6

There’s so much advice floating around on what to eat (and not eat), it can be hard to sift out the truth. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Food Myths Myth 1 – Nuts are fattening and you should not eat them if you want to lose weight. Fact –…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 5

There’s so much advice floating around on what to eat (and not eat), it can be hard to sift out the truth. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Physical Activity Myth Myth – Lifting weights is not good to do if you want to lose weight, because it will make…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 4

There’s so much advice floating around on what to eat (and not eat), it can be hard to sift out the truth. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Meal Myths Myth 4 – Skipping meals is a good way to lose weight. Fact – Studies show that people who skip…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 3

There’s so much advice floating around on what to eat (and not eat), it can be hard to sift out the truth. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Meal Myths Myth 1 – I can lose weight while eating whatever I want. Fact – To lose weight, you need to…