Christmas is just around the corner and just before you go on to enjoy yourself, take this quiz to see if you need to debunk any health myths!
Congratulations! You’re all set to have a good time and stay healthy this Christmas!
Too bad! You need to pay closer attention to your health going forward!
#1. Do you think that it's alright to eat and drink as much as you want this holiday without repercussions?
Yes, I'll burn it off next year.
No, I know that moderation is key.
#2. Are you making plans for your post holiday detox? Do you plan to take herbal concoctions and tea to cleanse your system after the holidays?
Yes, I have one regular herb that I usually take.
I just deworm after every Christmas.
No, I know that the liver is enough to detoxify the body and I don't need any special teas or herbs.
#3. Do you take antibiotics to make your catarrh go away faster?
Yes, even in this harmattan season I take antibiotics before the cold starts!
No I don't. Antibiotics can't cure colds.
#4. Do you believe that sweating a lot means you're losing fat a lot?
Yes that's why I plan to dance a lot at Christmas parties this weekend
Yes, that's why I don't mind being in hot places.
No, sweating isn't the same as fat loss.
#5. Are you planning to stay away from carbs this season so you won't gain weight?
Yes I need to lose weight.
No, even though I'm conscious about my weight , I'll eat it in moderation.
#6. Can eating only fruits make you fat?
No, fruits are healthy and they aren't very filling so I can eat as much as I want without getting fat.
Yes some fruits are very high in calories and can cause weight gain if not eaten in moderation
#7. Taking shisha or electronic cigarettes or vapes is healthier than smoking cigarettes.
Yes Shisha is just herbs and spices.
Yes vapes and electronic cigarettes aren't really cigarettes.
No they are just as dangerous
#8. Is it okay to feel mentally stressed during the holidays even though its meant to be a season of rejoicing?
Yes, one doesn't have to feel guilty if their mental health needs attention this period.
it's not okay at all. Christmas is a time of joy and happiness
Till my next post,