10 Harmless Things That Everyone Thinks Are Bad For You



Salt

Salt has been widely blamed for high blood pressure for decades, leading to many people removing it entirely from their diets. The truth is though that there is very little data that links salt intake with health problems, while some salt is necessary for the body to perform efficiently.

Chocolate

Obviously, everyone is aware that consuming large amounts of chocolate is not good for your health, as it contains so much sugar. However, small amounts can actually have some benefits, such as a lowering of the risk of stroke by as much as a third from eating just two or three bars worth of chocolate a week.