7 "Healthy" Habits That Are Actually Bad For You, According to Doctors

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Exercising every day.

Moving your body can boost your heart health, help you keep a healthy weight, improve your mood and give you more energy. But if you're working out hard and If you're sweating every day, experts say it's important to give yourself a break.

Sleeping in on the weekends.

Most adults need seven to nine hours of sleep each night for optimal health. In fact, a 2017 study found that women who slept two or more extra hours on the weekend to "catch up" on sleep are more likely to have worse heart health than those who didn't catch as many Zzz's on the weekend.

Having a cup of herbal tea

Drinking a hot mug of herbal tea each night may seem like the ticket to preparing your mind and body for sleep. In fact, drinking caffeine-free tea is a must. Ashley Haywood, founder and CEO of artisanal tea company Embru, explains that just because a tea is marketed as "herbal," doesn't mean it won't keep you awake.

 A glass of red wine.

Another popular way to relax—drinking a glass of red wine—may be. Studies have found that drinking alcohol in any amount is harmful to your health. You're following federal guidelines for safe alcohol consumption. "There are risks even within these levels, especially for some types of cancer and some forms of heart disease.

Getting a tan.

Getting a little color from time spent in the sun is healthy, and can associate pale skin with getting sick. The sun's rays, while yes they do boost vitamin D, also age your skin and your Increases the risk of skin cancer. I don't know that there is a healthy or good or desirable amount of UVA and UVB exposure.

Cutting out all sugar.

A plethora of evidence shows just how bad sugar is for us. "Consuming refined sugar is linked to conditions like obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease," says Healthline. For most women, "it's more than 100 calories per day." no more than, or about 6 tsp. Of sugar. For men, this is 150 calories per day, or about 9 teaspoons.

Drinking kombucha.

While it is not necessary to cut out all sugar, it is a good idea to keep your consumption in check. Consuming kombucha in an effort to improve health. But the fizzy brew can add unnecessary and empty calories to your daily diet. Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) or sugary drinks are a major source of added sugars in the American diet.

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