Bogus Health Hacks

Simply put a life hack is any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity and efficiency, in all walks of life. A Health Hack pertains to your health. In our series Do You, Can You I have and will continue to go over many Health Hacks that really work. In Bogus Health Hacks I will focus on Hacks and Fads that do not work and there are many.

Trail Mix

Radical or Starvation Diets

Exercise as a means to lose Weight

10,000 Steps, does it matter?

Eat Only Fresh Fruits and Veggies


Gluten is Bad


Crunches Give You a Six Pack

Canned Veggies are Bad

10,000 Steps is the Magic Number

Dried Fruit

Weight Lifting Belts

Weight Tracking makes you Bulky

Heart Rate as a Means to Judge Exercise Intensity

Instant Oatmeal

Sweetened Yogurt

Not Homemade Smoothies

Cholesterol is Bad

Bottled Water is Better than Tap


Eating Before Bed Makes You Gain Weight

Coffee can Stunt Development