From Nail Biting to Gossiping, How These BAD Habits Can Be GOOD for Your Health
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Admitting you enjoy naps, and hitting the couch instead of going to the gym can often land you a prime spot in the shame corner. But turns out that some of the alleged bad habits are actually good for you. While we do not want to demotivate you to quit your bad habits, we simply want you to stop going on a guilt trip every time. From indulging in your coffee to gossiping with friends, here's what you should know before you prepare for another walk of shame.


Bible says gossiping separates close friends but a brand new study has found that it might be good for you too.  Researches have shown that just 20 minutes of discussing other people's business can provide hours of stress relief. So next time you feel that you need a massage, just call up some friends and gossip.

Nail Biting

Biting your nails can be good for you but you are not going to like the reason why. When you bite your nails, you are just eating the tiniest amount of bugs. While that might seem like bad news but the good news is that by ingesting some bugs, you are training your immune system to be more effective. Looking For Healthy Lifestyle? 6 Unhealthy Habits to Change For a Healthy Future!


People who fidget have been shown to have a faster metabolism and better circulation. So if you want to cut down by a few inches, fidgeting can surely prove helpful apart from all the diet and exercise. 10 Healthiest Habits to Stay Fit for Life!


Procrastination can be good for you. German researchers have found that when you take a break from work, your body boosts the production of compounds that fight body aches and pains. So it's okay to save the work for later and read a book instead. 8 Bad Habits That Are Destroying Your Voice.

Drinking Coffee

You may think you need to drink less coffee but before you make any decision, you should know that moderate coffee consumption has been linked to a decreased risk of type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. On top of that, heavy coffee consumption has been shown to lower the risk of certain cancers.

Eating Chocolate

Eating around 55g of chocolate every day can cut your LDL cholesterol levels by 14 percent, improving blood flow by around 50 percent. So don't hesitate to dig into some chocolate every day.

In the end, remember that too much of anything is bad so do everything in moderation.