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When Good Habits Go Bad

Proud of your health regimen? Here are 9 things you may be doing wrong

  • Man with salad, Healthy Habits gone bad
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    Healthy Habits Gone Bad

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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    Do you brush your teeth after meals?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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  • Woman with laptop in bed, Good Habits Go Bad
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    Do you relax by using your iPad or laptop before going to sleep?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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    AARP Offer: Healthy Living Tips and News

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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    Do you take a daily multivitamin?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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  • Woman sleeps by alarm clock, Good Habits Go Bad
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    Do you rely on the weekend to catch up on sleep?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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  • Woman feeds a man, Good Habits Go Bad
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    Do you eat several small meals a day, instead of three large ones?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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  • Oil poured on salad, Good Habits Go Bad
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    Do you always opt for fat-free salad dressing?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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  • 100 percent Natural label, Good Habits Go Bad
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    Do you buy products marked 'all natural'?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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  • Woman washes her face, Good Habits Go Bad
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    Do you wash your face twice a day?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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    Do you take a low-dose aspirin in the morning?

    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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    En español l You do all the right things to keep yourself healthy, right? Brush your teeth after eating, take a daily vitamin, choose the fat-free salad dressing. Not so fast. Those everyday habits may be hurting your health more than helping it.

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