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1. SKIPPING BREAKFAST
It is claimed that skipping breakfast helps us lose weight. But new research shows that breakfast skipping can lead to increased risk of obesity and heart disease. It has been found that those who skip breakfast have a 27% higher risk of heart disease than those who eat breakfast regularly.
2. MICROWAVING FOOD IN A PLASTIC CONTAINER
Plastic containers often turns cloudy after running through the dishwasher or heating them in a microwave. It’s because the plastic wears down over time and when they are exposed to hard use or high temperatures like in microwaves or dishwashers, it can release cancer-causing chemicals into food. It’s safe to transfer prepared foods into a glass container before heating them in the microwave.
3. EATING IN FRONT OF THE TV
Eating while sitting in front of the TV could lead to excess weight gain and obesity. According to one research, people who eat while watching TV tend to consume more than 25 per cent more calories later in the day as a result.
4. NOT WASHING HANDS PROPERLY
According to research, six seconds is the average length of time people spend washing their hands. But this is not long enough to effectively remove bacteria. For an effective hand wash, you should scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds.
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