Women’s Health – 15 Old Wives Tales Debunked


For years, there have been different old wives tales regarding health that we have been told over and over again. They are strong beliefs and we often find ourselves wondering how true they or whether they are just false. We would do anything to stay at our best form, avoid a hangover or a headache after a night out, do anything to keep the possibility of becoming infertile away and sometimes these tales really get to us.
These stories have been passed down from our grandparents to our parents and while some of them are not true, there is definitely some truth to others. Here are some of them.

1. Eating chocolate has an effect on acne

Source: https://www.news.com.au/ 

It is believed that taking foods rich in sugar and high in fat could worsen cases of acne, but when it comes to chocolate, there is very little evidence that it could be the cause of it so if you love chocolate, you shouldn’t be too scared to have it in as far as acne is concerned. In order to keep your skin healthy though, drink up to eight cups of water a day and eat more fruits and vegetables. If the acne persists, you can always see a doctor as there are plenty of treatments for acne cases.