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WINTER HEALTH MYTHS
December 15, 2016
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Don’t listen to everything people tell you. Here are a few popular winter myths busted for you!

MYTH

You can catch flu or cold through dry heat from a radiator

Cold Air Makes You Sick

Most body heat is lost through your head

Vitamin C prevents cold

Alcohol is good in winters

TRUTH

Radiator heat can sometimes cause nasal discomfort but not cold.

Germs make your sick, not the cold weather

Our head only represents 10% of the body’s total surface area. It is not responsible for loosing major heat.

Taking vitamin C before the onset of cold symptoms can shorten their duration.

Alcohol impairs the ability of your body to shiver and create heat.

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