10 Bad Things That Are Actually Good For You

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It appears that each day we are told what not to do and what not to eat because certain things can affect our health in a negative way. However, at the same time, each day we are discovering that some of those things that we initially believed were bad, can in fact be good for our health. For example, eating chocolates can help you boost your mood. Here are 10 bad things that are actually good for you.


Fidgeting can help keep heart disease at bay, according to medical researchers. On the other hand, the amount of time you spend sitting down is linked with an increased incidence of stroke and heart disease and reduced lifespan.

Red Wine

Research has shown that red wine, when consumed in moderation, may help promote your heart health. Furthermore, a study has found that the resveratrol in red wine might inhibit breast cancer cell growth.


Here is a good news for chocolate lovers. Chocolate is loaded with the antioxidant flavonols that prevent your arteries from clogging and keep certain cancers at bay.


According to research, moderate beer intake can protect you against heart disease.


About half of the fat in beef is a heart-healthy monounsaturated fat called oleic acid. Moreover, most of the saturated fat in beef reduces your risk of heart-disease by decreasing your LDL (bad) cholesterol.

Video Games

Video games can help you process information much quicker and enhance your abilities to solve problems.


A study published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine demonstrated that caffeine from coffee appears to protect women from depression.


It is well-known that stress is unhealthy. However, low levels of stress can enhance your brain power by strengthening the connections between existing neurons in your brain.


Scientists at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute discovered that a fever can help your immune system to work better against cells that are infected.


According to researchers, anger decreases the negative impact of stress. It increases blood flow to that part of the brain which is involved in feelings of happiness.