How Bad Is It Really?

How Bad Is It Really? sets the record straight on all the habits and behaviors you’ve heard might be unhealthy. Keep scrolling to learn what you should avoid and what you can officially stop worrying about.

an illustration of a hand replacing a white furnace filter in the blue wall next to a white socket
How Bad Is It Really to Never Change Your Furnace Filter?
Health
illustration of the back view of a person in the shower holding a purple razor, wondering how to get rid of nipple hair
How Bad Is It Really to Shave Your Nipple Hair?
Health
An illustration of a package of imodium for diarrhea on a table next to a glass of water and two white capsules
How Bad Is It Really to Take Imodium Every Day?
Health
illustration of a person preparing wax in a bowl to wax their pubic hair
How Bad Is It Really to Wax Your Pubic Hair?
Fashion, Style and Personal Care
illustration of a person's hand spraying nasal spray into the air, on a magenta background
How Bad Is It Really to Use Nasal Spray Every Day?
Health
an illustration of a bottle of gummy vitamins spilling out, on a light peach background
How Bad Is It Really to Take Gummy Vitamins?
Nutrition
An illustration of a person sleeping while wearing a dirty sleep mask over their eyes
How Bad Is It Really to Never Wash Your Sleep Mask?
Health
an illustration of the rear view of a person holding an orange bucket of cleaning supplies wearing a yellow glove walking toward a jug of bleach on a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Mix Bleach With Other Cleaners?
Health
An illustration of a person applying a whitening strip on their teeth
How Bad Is It Really to Use Whitening Strips?
Health
an illustration of a calendar with a bottle of stool softener on every day of the week, to represent taking a stool softener every day
How Bad Is It Really to Take a Stool Softener Every Day?
Health
Close up illustration of a person wearing orange high heels against a grey background
How Bad Is It Really to Wear High Heels All the Time?
Health
Illustration of a person peeing while sneezing
How Bad Is It Really to Pee When You Sneeze?
Health
an illustration of a box of Benadryl and multiple blister packs on a light blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Take Benadryl Every Day?
Health
illustration of a person with shoulder-length black hair spraying dry shampoo onto their head, on a light blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Use Dry Shampoo Every Day?
Health
Illustration of a person taking a prenatal vitamin when they are not pregnant.
How Bad Is It Really to Take Prenatal Vitamins When You’re Not Pregnant?
Nutrition
illustration of a light pink bathroom with the shower running and a window showing a thunderstorm outside
How Bad Is It Really to Shower During a Thunderstorm?
Health
an illustration of a person sleeping in bed with their bedside lamp on
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With a Light On?
Health
illustration of several bottles of zzzquil on a light purple background
How Bad Is It Really to Take Zzzquil Every Night?
Health
an illustration of a person sitting in a lounge chair wearing a wet bathing suit and drinking a beverage
How Bad Is It Really to Sit Around in a Wet Bathing Suit?
Health
illustration of a person's hand spraying a bottle of spray sunscreen on a yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Use Spray Sunscreen?
Health
illustration of a person's feet with orange painted toenails wearing blue flip-flops, against a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Wear Flip-Flops Every Day?
Health
illustration of a person scraping tartar off their teeth with a dental cleaning instrument on a dark pink background
How Bad Is It Really to Scrape Tartar Off Your Teeth?
Health
illustration of a person's hand reaching for a razor in the shower, to represent shaving pubic hair
How Bad Is It Really to Shave Your Pubic Hair?
Health
Sketch of runner with pain in their front right shin
How Bad Is It Really to Keep Running With Shin Splints?
Fitness
an illustration of a person's hand pulling a strand of black hair off a piece of pizza
How Bad Is It Really to Find a Hair in Your Food?
Health
Sketch of athlete lifting dumbbells with a growling stomach
How Bad Is It Really to Strength Train Fasted?
Fitness
an illustration of a person sitting on a yellow beach towel wearing floral swim trunks lifting one leg to reveal a tanned thigh on a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Get a Tan?
Health
illustration of an empty bottle of pepto-bismol on a light yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Take Pepto-Bismol Every Day?
Health
illustration of a bathroom counter with a toothbrush in a cup with cobwebs next to a tube of toothpaste
How Bad Is It Really to Only Brush Your Teeth Once a Day?
Health
an illustration of a person in a pink t-shirt standing in front of a microwave that has food in it
How Bad Is It Really to Stand in Front of the Microwave?
Health
illustration of three empty bottles of tums, to represent taking tums every day
How Bad Is It Really to Take Tums Every Day?
Health
Illustration of person with a blonde ponytail who has a sunburn, to show if its bad to peel sunburn, against a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Peel Your Sunburn?
Health
illustration of a pair of dirty pajamas on a dark blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Wear the Same Pajamas Every Night?
Health
illustration of a person's feet under a bathroom stall door, to represent the dangers of public toilet seats
How Bad Is It Really to Sit on a Public Toilet Seat?
Health
Illustration of a person picking lint out of their bellybutton
How Bad Is It Really to Pick Stuff Out of Your Bellybutton?
Health
illustration of four expired sunscreen bottles in a row on a light blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Use Expired Sunscreen?
Health
an illustration of a magnifying glass showing germs on a bed's comforter, to represent what happens if you don't wash your comforter or duvet cover
How Bad Is It Really to Never Wash Your Comforter or Duvet?
Health
Illustration of a person putting on a hat in front of a rack of hats hanging up, showing they wear hats every day.
How Bad Is It Really to Wear a Hat Every Day?
Health
Illustration of the top half of a person in the shower brushing their teeth
How Bad Is It Really to Brush Your Teeth in the Shower?
Health
Illustration of a plate of food that has bugs on it.
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Food After a Bug Landed on It?
Nutrition
an illustration of a bottle of vitamin D supplements next to a glass of water and a white microwave showing 5 am on the clock, signifying taking vitamins on an empty stomach
How Bad Is It Really to Take Vitamins On an Empty Stomach?
Health
Illustration of a calendar showing fast food meals.
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Fast Food Every Day?
Nutrition
illustration of a bottle of tylenol pm and a glass of water on a nightstand next to a bed
How Bad Is It Really to Take Tylenol PM Every Night?
Health
person checking off "later" for tasks on a list, to represent procrastination
How Bad Is It Really to Procrastinate?
Health
illustration of a bucket full of car cleaning supplies with cobwebs on it, to represent never cleaning your car
How Bad Is It Really to Never Deep Clean Your Car?
Health
an illustration of a stomach with mucus sliding down the esophagus, to represent swallowing mucus
How Bad Is It Really to Swallow Mucus?
Health
illustration of a person vacuuming next to their couch
How Bad Is It Really to Never Move Your Furniture When You Vacuum?
Health
illustration of an old mattress with stains on a grey and light yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep on an Old Mattress?
Health
illustration of a person eating an ice cream cone and getting a stomachache, as an example of what happens when you ignore lactose intolerance
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Dairy if You're Lactose Intolerant?
Health
illustration of a tampon on a bed, to represent wearing a tampon to bed
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With a Tampon In?
Health
illustration of a person with a hangover headache drinking a cup of coffee
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Coffee When You’re Hungover?
Nutrition
an illustration of a water filter pitcher with a magnifying glass over it showing bacteria and germs growing inside
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Water Pitcher?
Health
Illustration of a lit vanilla scented candle against an orange graphic background
How Bad Is It Really to Light Scented Candles All the Time?
Health
an illustration of a person reading in the dark
How Bad Is It Really to Read in Low Light?
Health
an illustration of a person's hands with a gel manicure
How Bad Is It Really to Get Gel Manicures?
Health
an illustration of a pack of birth control pills in front of a calendar, which has the word skip written over the dates
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Your Period Using Birth Control?
Health
custom illustration of a bed with a chocolate bar on it, with the moon out the window
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Chocolate Before Bed?
Nutrition
an illustration of a person's hand with acrylic nails in the French manicure style, on a light pink background
How Bad Is It Really to Get Acrylic Nails?
Health
illustration of a laptop surrounded by dirty tissues and a cup of tea, to represent working from home while sick
How Bad Is It Really to Work From Home When You're Sick?
Health
custom graphic showing cheap alcohol bottle with $9.99 price tag and a shot
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Cheap Alcohol?
Nutrition
an illustration of a dark-skinned person sleeping with an eye mask on with their cell phone next to their head on the pillow
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep Next to Your Phone?
Health
illustration of a person rubbing in their skin care products on their face, on a green background
How Bad Is It Really to Rub In Facial Skin-Care Products?
Health
illustration of a humidifier with pathogens inside against a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Never (or Rarely) Clean Your Humidifier?
Health
custom graphic showing person skipping protein at breakfast, eating toast instead of eggs
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Protein at Breakfast?
Nutrition
close-up illustration of a person mouth-breathing on an orange background
How Bad Is It Really to Breathe Through Your Mouth?
Health
an illustration of a bottle of anti-gas pills surrounded by gas clouds on a light orange background
How Bad Is It Really to Take Anti-Gas Pills Every Day?
Health
custom illustration showing dirty air fryer
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Air Fryer?
Nutrition
Illustration of a bottle of melatonin against a night sky with dark blue background.
How Bad Is It Really to Take Melatonin Every Night?
Health
illustration of a pair of dirty dumbbells placed on an exercise mat
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Workout Equipment?
Fitness
An illustration of a person foam rolling their calves.
How Bad Is It Really to Never Foam Roll?
Fitness
Illustration of a pale green toilet being flushed in a pink-tiled bathroom
How Bad Is It Really to Not Close the Toilet Lid When You Flush?
Health
Illustration of a person holding a pill in front of their mouth
How Bad Is It Really to Swallow Pills Without Water?
Health
Illustration of person removing stitches from their own arm.
How Bad Is It Really to Remove Your Own Stitches?
Health
Person sleeping on a sofa
How Bad Is It Really to Fall Asleep on the Couch Every Night?
Health
illustration of a colander of rice being rinsed in the sink under a running faucet.
How Bad Is It Really to Not Rinse Rice Before Cooking It?
Nutrition
Illustration of couple in bed with rage lines above their heads
How Bad Is It Really to Go to Bed Angry?
Health
Person wearing sneakers on a tiled floor, with illustrations of germs
How Bad Is It Really to Wear Your 'Outdoor' Shoes Inside Your Home?
Health
Illustration of someone squeezing a tube of toothpaste labeled as expired onto a toothbrush
How Bad Is It Really to Use Expired Toothpaste?
Health
Illustration of a person doing a lunge and their knee is cracking or popping.
How Bad Is It Really if My Joints Crack and Pop During Exercise?
Health
illustration of coffee maker and hand grabbing coffee pot
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Coffee Maker?
Nutrition
Person listening to headphones while sleeping
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep in Headphones?
Health
illustration of calendar with bowls of cereal for every day
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Cereal for Breakfast Every Day?
Nutrition
illustration of person eating protein bar with soy protein isolate
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Soy Protein Isolate?
Nutrition
Couple in bedroom, with red circle over one person's crotch.
How Bad Is It Really to Have Sex With a Yeast Infection?
Health
Person wearing blue outfit lounging in bed scrolling on a phone
How Bad Is It Really to Get Into Bed in Your 'Outside' Clothes?
Health
cartoon illustration of a glass of water on a nightstand beside a bed
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Water That's Been Out Overnight?
Nutrition
an illustration of a person's hand holding a rusty razor on a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Shave With an Old Razor?
Health
couple snuggling in bed
How Bad Is It Really if You Don't Pee Immediately After Sex?
Health
illustration of a person popping cystic acne on their chin
How Bad Is It Really to Pop Cystic Acne?
Health
illustration of a bed with a slice of cake on a plate on top of it
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Sugar Before Bed?
Nutrition
illustration of three cans of tuna on yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Canned Tuna Every Day?
Nutrition
illustration of hand holding a mug of old coffee with a cobweb on it
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Old Coffee?
Nutrition
custom illustration of woman eating shrimp on pink background
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Shrimp?
Nutrition
custom graphic showing eggs in skillet cooking on a gas stove
How Bad Is It Really to Use a Gas Stove?
Nutrition
an illustration of a person sleeping in bed with their bra strap showing
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With a Bra On?
Health
an illustration of a piece of gum in a stomach on a dark pink background
How Bad Is It Really to Swallow Gum?
Health
an illustration of a person cutting their cuticles
How Bad Is It Really to Cut Your Cuticles?
Health
an illustration of a person cleaning their dirty bathroom
How Bad Is It Really to Never Deep Clean Your Bathroom?
Health
illustration of a dirty washing machine that needs to be cleaned in a light blue room
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Washing Machine?
Health
custom illustration of a person eating while standing
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Standing Up?
Nutrition
an illustration of a bathroom with a dinner plate in the foreground and shower in the background, to represent showering after eating
How Bad Is It Really to Shower After Eating?
Health
an illustration of a dirty dishwasher that needs to be cleaned
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Dishwasher?
Health
illustration of a person picking a scab on their arm
How Bad Is It Really to Pick a Scab?
Health
custom illustration of sausages on a charcoal grill
How Bad Is It Really to Cook on a Charcoal Grill?
Nutrition
iIllustration of a person putting on sunscreen at night in a green bathroom
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With Sunscreen On?
Health
Illustration of someone doing a squat workout two days in a row
How Bad Is It Really to Work the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row?
Fitness
custom illustration showing hand with chopsticks reaching for raw fish sushi with beef tartare on plate
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Raw Fish and Meat?
Nutrition
illustration of a person talking to their doctor with fingers crossed behind their back to show they're lying
How Bad Is It Really to Fib to Your Doctor?
Health
an illustration of a person sleeping in bed with wet hair
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With Wet Hair?
Health
custom illustration showing person drinking espresso with saucer in hand
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Espresso?
Nutrition
An illustration of a pair of airpods that are covered in dirt and earwax, against a light blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Earbuds?
Health
An illustration of a package of open baby wipes on the back of a toilet , in a bathroom with peach tile
How Bad Is It Really to Use Baby Wipes Down There?
Health
Illustration of a window AC unit covered in cobwebs because it hasn't been cleaned
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Window AC Unit?
Health
illustration of a person with brown hair plucking one gray hair, against a dark gray background
How Bad Is It Really to Pull Out a Gray Hair?
Health
custom graphic showing two hands clinking glasses one with clear liquor and one with dark liquor
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Dark Liquors Over Clear Liquors?
Nutrition
An illustration of a pillowcase stained with makeup, to represent sleeping in makeup
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With Makeup On?
Health
custom graphic of boiling carrots in a pot over the stove
How Bad Is It Really to Boil Vegetables?
Nutrition
Illustration of a hamburger in a plastic container in the microwave, to represent the dangers of microwaving plastic
How Bad Is It Really to Microwave Plastic?
Health
custom image of hand pouring hot water into a mug with a teabag in it.
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Teapot?
Nutrition
an illustration of a person wearing glasses and squinting because they're wearing the wrong prescription glasses
How Bad Is It Really to Wear Glasses With an Old Prescription?
Health
Illustration of a person sleeping in bed and hitting the snooze button on their alarm
How Bad Is It Really to Keep Hitting the Snooze Button?
Health
custom graphic showing martini and coffee
How Bad Is It Really to Mix Caffeine and Alcohol?
Nutrition
custom illustration showing handing pouring instant coffee into mug
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Instant Coffee?
Nutrition
An illustration of a person squeezing blackheads on their nose
How Bad Is It Really to Squeeze Out Blackheads?
Health
An illustration of a person holding a pack of wet wipes in the bathroom, wondering if wet wipes are bad for you
How Bad Is It Really to Use Wet Wipes?
Health
Illustration of a person holding in a sneeze
How Bad Is It Really to Hold in a Sneeze?
Health
An illustration of a person multitasking by working on a laptop, looking at their phone and listening to music
How Bad Is It Really to Multitask?
Health
Illustration of a person sleeping in bed with a white noise machine on their nightstand
How Bad Is It Really to Use White Noise for Sleep?
Health
graphic of a hand pouring cream into a green mug of black coffee
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Coffee With Cream?
Nutrition
illustration of a magnifying glass showing bacteria on a dirty yoga mat
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Yoga Mat?
Fitness
illustration of two different hands holding a bar of soap, to represent sharing a bar of soap
How Bad Is It Really to Share a Bar of Soap?
Health
Illustration of a dirty pink loofah on a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Use the Same Loofah Forever?
Health
custom image showing artifically flavored coffees with whipped cream on top
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Artificially Flavored Coffee Every Day?
Nutrition
illustration of a person sleeping in bed with a fan blowing on them
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With a Fan On?
Health
custom graphic showing hand holding cup of coffee with alarm clock reading 3pm
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Coffee in the Afternoon?
Nutrition
an illustration of a microwave with a filter on the bottom
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Microwave Filters?
Health
an illustration on a dark red background of someone picking their nose
How Bad Is It Really to Pick Your Nose?
Health
custom graphic showing hand pouring wine and martini
How Bad Is It Really to Mix Different Types of Alcohol?
Nutrition
custom graphic of a tea detox or "teatox". persons arm pouring tea from a kettle into a cup next to a box that says "teatox"
How Bad Is It Really to Try a Teatox?
Nutrition
illustration showing dish soap next to dirty sponge
How Bad Is It Really to Never Replace Your Kitchen Sponge?
Nutrition
Illustration of a person sleeping in bed with the TV on
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With the TV On?
Health
illustration showing salmon cooking in cast iron pan
How Bad Is It Really to Cook in Cast-Iron Pans?
Nutrition
custom illustration showing hand putting sugar cubes in coffee
How Bad Is It Really to Add Sugar to Your Coffee?
Nutrition
Illustration of a person sleeping in bed with their dog
How Bad Is It Really to Let Your Pet Sleep in Your Bed?
Health
Illustration of a person going barefoot at home while working, sitting on the couch and cleaning
How Bad Is It Really to Always Go Barefoot at Home?
Health
illustration showing hand pouring french press coffee into mug
How Bad Is It Really to Drink French Press Coffee?
Nutrition
custom graphic showing calendar with different cheese every day
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Cheese Every Day?
Nutrition
Illustration of a person popping a pimple on their face
How Bad Is It Really to Pop a Pimple?
Health
custom illustration showing bagel with smoked salmon and grilled bacon
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Grilled or Smoked Fish and Meats?
Nutrition
custom graphic showing dirty oven
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Oven?
Nutrition
Illustration of a person wearing gloves and cleaning their shower
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Shower?
Health
illustration of a person doing a knees over toes squat
How Bad Is It Really if Your Knees Go Over Your Toes During Squats and Lunges?
Fitness
Illustration of a pack of birth control pills
How Bad Is It Really to Take Hormonal Birth Control?
Health
illustration of a man using an elliptical with a do not sign over it
How Bad Is It Really to Never Do Cardio?
Fitness
Illustration of someone drinking alcohol and pushing away a plate of food, as a concept of alcohol on an empty stomach
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Alcohol on an Empty Stomach?
Health
Illustration of an underwire bra
How Bad Is It Really to Wear an Underwire Bra?
Health
Custom graphic showing calendar with different types of meat
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Meat Every Day?
Nutrition
Illustration of a person sleeping with earplugs
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With Earplugs Every Night?
Health
Illustration of a pile of cleaning products covered in cobwebs, to illustrate never deep cleaning your house
How Bad Is It Really to Never Deep Clean Your House?
Health
illustration showing hands gesturing no to fish on plate
How Bad Is It Really to Never Eat Fish?
Nutrition
Illustration of someone skipping their annual physical exam
How Bad Is It Really to Not Get an Annual Checkup?
Health
Illustration of dirty hair and makeup brushes
How Bad Is It Really to Never Wash Your Hair and Makeup Brushes?
Health
Illustration of a can of DEET being sprayed on mosquitos
How Bad Is It Really to Use DEET?
Health
Illustration of someone running on a treadmill, holding on to the railings
How Bad Is It Really to Hold on to the Treadmill Railings?
Fitness
Illustration of a person making the bed with dirty sheets
How Bad Is It Really to Rarely Wash Your Sheets?
Health
Illustration of a hand holding a mug of coffee and another hand saying no to breakfast, to represent drinking coffee on an empty stomach
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Coffee on an Empty Stomach?
Health
Illustration of a dirty pillow
How Bad Is It Really to Never Change Your Pillow?
Health
Illustration of a person cracking their back
How Bad Is It Really to Crack Your Back Every Day?
Health
Illustration of a person putting on antiperspirant and wondering if antiperspirant is bad for you
How Bad Is It Really to Use Antiperspirant?
Health
custom graphic showing hands holding fork and knife with salmon on plate
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Farm-Raised Salmon?
Nutrition
Illustration of a calendar and a toothbrush to represent how often to change your toothbrush
How Bad Is It Really to Use the Same Toothbrush Forever?
Health
Illustration of someone sitting on a couch in sweaty workout clothes scrolling on a smartphone
How Bad Is It Really to Sit Around in Sweaty Workout Clothes?
Fitness
An illustration of tilapia on a plate with hands holding a fork and knife in the foreground
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Tilapia?
Nutrition
Illustration of a bucket of disinfectant products
How Bad Is It Really to Use Disinfectant All the Time?
Health
Illustration of a person doing push-ups every day
How Bad Is It Really to Do Push-Ups Every Day?
Fitness
kettlebell with a line through it on a pink background
How Bad Is It Really to Never Strength Train?
Fitness
Illustration of a person using a cotton swab in her ears
How Bad Is It Really to Use Q-Tips in Your Ears?
Health
Illustration of a person snoring while sleeping in bed
How Bad Is It Really to Snore?
Health
graphic showing a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs on bed at night
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Carbs Before Bed?
Nutrition
Custom graphic showing person next to weights walking away from protein shake
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Protein After a Workout?
Nutrition
Illustration of a tampon and a clock, representing how long you can wear a tampon
How Bad Is It Really to Wear a Tampon for Longer Than 8 Hours?
Health
Illustration of a person sleeping in on the weekend
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep Late on the Weekends?
Health
illustration of a woman stretching with a line through it
How Bad Is It Really to Never Stretch?
Fitness
illustration showing calendar with pill bottle depicting taking painkillers regularly
How Bad Is It Really to Take Painkillers Every Day?
Health
illustration of a toothbrush with a checkmark and a container of floss with an X depicting skipping flossing
How Bad Is It Really to Not Floss?
Health
illustration of person putting on smelly exercise shirt with hamper on teal background
How Bad Is It Really to Re-Wear Dirty Workout Clothes?
Fitness
Illustration of a person in bed who has an inconsistent sleep schedule
How Bad Is It Really to Follow an Inconsistent Sleep Schedule?
Health
Illustration of a person in green shirt cracking their knuckles with purple background
How Bad Is It Really to Crack Your Knuckles?
Health
illustration of person bouncing legs doing ballistic butterfly stretch
How Bad Is It Really to Bounce When You Stretch?
Fitness
Illustration of a person walking away from the toilet, not washing their hands after using the bathroom
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Washing Your Hands After Using the Bathroom?
Health
illustration of person in yellow top on navy background stretching to cool down after a workout
How Bad Is It Really to Skip a Cooldown?
Fitness
Illustration of a pregnant person resting during workout on mat with dumbbells
How Bad Is It Really to Do Planks When You’re Pregnant?
Fitness
Illustration of a person refilling a plastic water bottle for this article about plastic bottles and negative things about plastic
How Bad Is It Really to Reuse a Plastic Water Bottle?
Health
Illustration depicting not wearing sunscreen indoors with sun and overhead lamp over SPF 30 bottle
How Bad Is It Really to Not Wear Sunscreen Indoors?
Health
Illustration of a tired person with laptop and coffee who has gotten fewer than 7 hours of sleep
How Bad Is It Really to Sleep Fewer Than 7 Hours a Night?
Health
illustration showing burger in glass container on countertop with clock overhead
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Food That's Been Out for Hours?
Nutrition
Illustration of packing list with sunscreen crossed out on yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Sunscreen if You 'Never' Burn?
Health
illustration showing person picking up a pretzel off the floor and eating it
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Food That Fell on the Floor?
Nutrition
Illustration of 4 empty coffee cups and 1 full with straws to demonstrate drinking too much caffeine
How Bad Is It Really to Drink More Than the Daily Recommended Amount of Coffee?
Health
Illustration of a calendar with a dessert for each day
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Dessert Every Day?
Weight Management
illustration showing scale weighing two apples with different price tags
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Non-Organic Foods to Save Money?
Nutrition
illustration of person wearing shower cap in the shower not washing hair
How Bad Is It Really to Not Wash Your Hair After Every Single Workout?
Fitness
illustration of martini glass on nightstand next to bed with moon and stars out the window
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Alcohol Before Bed?
Health
illustration of person in purple shirt stretching quad to warm up before exercise
How Bad Is It Really to Skip a Warm-Up?
Fitness
illustration of hand pulling disinfectant wipe from container with green background
How Bad Is It Really to Use Disinfecting Wipes on Your Hands if You Don’t Have Sanitizer?
Health
illustration of person leaning over with hands on knees feeling tired during high-intensity workout with dumbbells
How Bad Is It Really to Do a High-Intensity Workout While You're on Your Period?
Fitness
close up illustration ofperson biting nails with red lipstick and red-orange background
How Bad Is It Really to Bite Your Nails?
Health
Illustration of smart phone next to bed depicting blue light before sleep
How Bad Is It Really to Use Blue Light Before Bed?
Health
illustration of hands squeezing blue bottle of hand sanitizer on tan background
How Bad Is It Really to Use Hand Sanitizer All the Time?
Health
illustration of expired over-the-counter medications in medicine cabinet on blue tile bathroom wall
How Bad Is It Really to Take Expired Over-the-Counter Medicine?
Health
illustration of runner tying laces of old running shoe with hole and scuff marks
How Bad Is It Really to Run in Old Sneakers?
Fitness
illustration of woman with wine bottle on video chat during coronavirus pandemic lockdown
How Bad Is It Really That You're Drinking More During Lockdown?
Health
illustration of sports bra with red circle with line through it indicating not wearing a sports bra
How Bad Is It Really to Work Out Without a Bra?
Health
illustration of 7 20-pound kettlebells for every day of the week on orange background
How Bad Is It Really to Do the Same Workout Every Single Day?
Fitness
illustration of person's lower body with legs crossed wearing red sneakers on teal background
How Bad Is It Really to Sit With Your Legs Crossed?
Health
illustration showing one arm with red circle and lightning bolts signifying pain lifting a blue dumbbell
How Bad Is It Really to Work Out With Sore Muscles?
Fitness
illustration of expired milk, eggs and cereal box on orange background
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Expired Food?
Nutrition
game board illustration of concept of skipping breakfast
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Breakfast?
Nutrition
illustration of glass of red wine and dumbbells with yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Drink Alcohol After a Workout?
Health
Illustration of a kettlebell on a bed at nighttime, representing the concept of working out before bed
How Bad Is It Really to Work Out Right Before Bed?
Health
Illustration of a blue water bottle with words wash me on yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Water Bottle?
Health
An illustration of a green pepper with the words "wash me" written on the side, to represent unwashed fruits and vegetables
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Unwashed Fruits and Vegetables?
Nutrition
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