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Eight glasses of water, 10,000 steps and other healthy guidelines are actually total BS

Emily Lefroy: "The healthy guidelines you live by might actually be ridiculous myths. Last week, the rule that you need to get in 10,000 steps per day made news when it was reported that the number was actually a Japanese marketing ploy with little scientific basis.

It’s hardly the only health fact that’s actually a fiction, said Dr. Donald Hensrud, associate professor of medicine and nutrition at the Mayo Clinic. He said: “It’s important to look at what scientific evidence exists when evaluating the accuracy of these myths".

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