World's Greatest Health & Exercise Myths HTML version
Myth # 1: high cholesterol in the blood is bad for health. Reality: the higher the level of cholesterol in the
blood the better for health.
Myth # 2: Eating high cholesterol foods can be bad for health. Reality: Eating high cholesterol foods is in fact
good for health and protects against heart disease.
Myth # 3: Commercial polyunsaturated oils such as Canola Oil and Rapeseed Oil are better for health than
saturated fat such as butter and lard. Reality: All types of commercial polyunsaturated oils are bad for health
and much worse for you than saturated fats.
Myth # 4: A low fat diet is better for health than a high fat diet. Reality: A high fat diet is much better for
health than a low fat diet.
Myth # 5: It is important to have a good ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 oil in the diet as too much omega 6 is
bad for health. Reality: The ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 oil does not matter, and consuming a higher ratio of
omega-6 than omega-3 is not bad for health.
Myth # 6: Fish oil and oily fish are good for health and help prevent heart disease. Reality: Fish oil and oily
fish are bad for health and actually promote heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Myth # 7: Exercise is good for health, providing it is not overdone. Reality: All kinds of exercise are bad for
health, however little the exercise.
Myth # 8: Exercise is good for the heart. Reality: Exercise is particularly bad for the heart.
Myth # 9: Exercise burns calories and helps you lose weight. Reality: Exercise does not help you lose weight
or stay slim - in fact exercise actually makes you fat.
Myth # 10: Exercise helps prevent diabetes. Reality: Exercise is a major cause of diabetes.
Bonus Myth # 11: Cancer is caused by cell mutation. Reality: Cancer is not caused by cell mutation.