Real or Fake..Old Wives Tales

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Posted byJamie Posted in
Posted on Feb 12, 2019

Let’s have a little fun with Old Wives Tales. How many can you get correct?

True or False?

  • An Apple a day keeps the doctor away.

True. A survey showed that people 50 years and older can decrease the chance of heart attacks!

  • If you go outside with wet hair you catch a cold.

False. Getting chilled does not cause a cold.

  • Full moons bring out the crazies!

True. More erratic behavior and birth rates have increased during full moons due to lack of sleep affected by LUNACY.

  • Count sheep to fall asleep.

True. Mental visualization or imagery can assist your body in bringing on sleep.

  • Feed a cold, starve a fever.

False. Fasting will weaken your body and food provides strength.

  • Boys give moms a harder time during pregnancy and labor than girls.

True. Boys tend to be heavier with bigger heads.

  • Eat Chicken soup for colds.

True. Chicken soup can reduce inflammation and slow down white blood cell activity

  • You should drink 8 cups of water each day.

False. Drink to your thirst not to a number.

  • Heartburn during pregnancy means your baby will have a lot of hair.

True. Horrible heartburn correlates to babies with a lot of hair.

  • Fish is good for the brain.

True. Fish oils contain omega-3 and omega-6 critical for health, normal growth and the development and function of our brains.

  • Hair of the dog will cure hangovers?

True. In small doses alcohol will conquer alcohol withdrawals but so will a glass of water

  • Cracking your knuckles will give you arthritis.

False. Never proven to be true.

Truths to Longevity:

  • Practice Positivity
  • increase Flexibility and Balance by stretching your muscles everyday
  • Manage your Rest-Sleep Well
  • Learn Something Every Day
  • Love-words of affirmation, physical touch, spending time with loved ones

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