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 Does Olive Oil Prevent Heart Disease?
Short Answer:  Yes 
The health benefits of olive oil come from the presence of  polyphenols, antioxidants that reduce  the risk of heart diseases
  and cancers. 


Do Cough Syrups Work? 

Short Answer:  No 

Only cough suppressants that  contain older antihistamines seem to relieve coughs. 
  
Do Sugary Soft Drinks Lead To Diabetes? 

Short Answer:  Yes 
The majority of health research is stacked  against sugar-sweetened soda
 
   
Do Nuts make you Fat? 

Short Answer:  No 
As much as 75% of a nut is fat. But eating fat doesn't necessarily  make you fat. Luckily,  nuts are loaded with healthy fats that keep you full. They're also a good  source of protein and fiber. 

   
Is Walking as effective as Running? 

Short Answer:  Yes 

how long you exercise — and thus how many  calories you burn — is more important than  how hard you exercise. 
 

Is Drinking Fruit Juice as Good for you as Eating Fruit? 

Short Answer:  No 

That's  because when you liquefy fruit, stripping away the peel and dumping the  pulp, many ingredients like fiber,  calcium, vitamin C, and other antioxidants are lost.

 

Are all Wheat Breads better for you than White Bread? 

Short Answer:  No 
​Only w
heat breads that contain  all parts of the grain kernel, including  the nutrient-rich germ and fiber-dense bran,
​are good

Can  a Hot Tub make me Sick? 

Short Answer:  Yes 
Hot tubs — especially ones in spas, hotels, and gyms — are perfect  breeding grounds for germs. 
The most common hot tub infection is  pseudomonas folliculitis, which causes red, itchy bumps. A  more dangerous side-effect of soaking in a dirty Jacuzzi is a form of  pneumonia known as Legionnaire's disease. 

Does  Coffee Cause Cancer? 

Short Answer:  No 
Coffee  has been linked to a lower risk of type 2  diabetesParkinson's  disease ,  liver cancer, and even suicide.   

Do Eggs Raise Ccholesterol Levels? 

Short Answer:  No 
Although egg yolks are a major source of cholesterol —  saturated fat  has more of an impact on cholesterol in your blood than eating foods that  contain cholesterol. 

Can You Drink Too Much Water? 

Short Answer:  Yes 

To avoid this, drink fluids with  electrolytes during extreme exercise events. 
 

Can Yogurt Ease Digestive Problems? 

Short Answer:  Yes 
Yogurt  contains beneficial bacteria
  ,  generically called probiotics, that helps maintain a healthy balance.  Probiotics  can relieve several gastrointestinal problems, including constipation and  diarrhea. 
Do Whitening Toothpastes Whiten Teeth
More Than Regular Toothpastes? 

Short Answer:  No 
these  toothpastes do not actually change the color of your teeth. 

Is it Safe to Microwave Food in Plastic Containers? 

Short Answer:  Yes 
But the plastic container should display the words "microwave  safe." This means that the Food and Drug Administration hastested the  container
to make sure no chemicals used to make the plastic leech into foods during  microwaving. 

As a general guideline, plastic grocery bags as well as  most plastic tubs that hold margarine, yogurt, cream cheese, and  condiments are not microwave safe.
 

Can Watching TV Ruin Your Eyesight? 
I
Short Answer:  No 
 Modern  TVs have special shielding that blocks these harmful emissions.  

Is Red Wine Better for you than White Wine? 

Short Answer:  Yes 
Red wine contains much more resveratrol than white wine, an  antioxidant found in the skin of grapes that  has been shown to  fight off diseases associated with aging
 .   

Is Bottled Water better for you than Tap Water? 

Short Answer: No 
Bottled  water is no safer or purer than tap water 
bottled water is actually more likely  to be contaminated than water from your faucet 
 


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