5 Misconceptions about Healthy Living


Whether you’re a fitness freak or a sheltered hermit, you’re undoubtedly aware of the health craze sweeping our nation. From FitBit to Nutrisystem, it’s big business directing a lot of focus toward improving America’s well-being. But, unless you’re an avid reader of OZY, you’re likely viewing this paradigm in a dim light. So drop the jargon and forget your idealistic fantasy of a healthy lifestyle. Here’s what you need to know:

Why you should be getting paid to go to the doctor’s office: What if, the next time you went to the doc for a blood test, instead of paying a copay, you walked out with $1,000 in cold hard cash? That’s the principle behind unconditional cash transfer programs, which many believe could help improve public health across the planet.

The real reason we never lose weight during diets: Most people assume weight loss comes down to one thing: willpower. But the truth is that we can only control so much, and acknowledging a few of these factors could make all the difference in the world when it’s time to diet.

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Source: USA Today | OZY editors, OZY

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