12 'healthy habits' you're better off giving up

We all have them — habits we think are healthy because we heard them somewhere on the news or from a health-conscious friend. And no matter how much we may doubt their efficacy, we keep them up because we think we’re doing ourselves a favour.

Do you avoid gluten? Take a daily multivitamin? Pulverize your produce for a mason-jar’s worth of green juice? And are these healthy habits — or just a little bit of nonsense?

Here are a few of the habits we’ve been told are healthy that aren’t actually so good for you:

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