By: K. Aleisha Fetters
Miles Aldridge/Trunk ArchiveWhen it comes to matters of health, it seems that everything you do-or at least want to do-is bad for you. But recent research is calling into question exactly how bad our biggest vices truly are.
It turns out these so-called health offenders can actually strengthen your muscles, up your gym performance, boost your immune system, fight flab, and even prevent chronic diseases. Not bad for "unhealthy" habits, eh?
Here, 10 vices you can finally embrace guilt-free.
Go ahead-hit the snooze. Or just break the damn thing altogether. According to a recent study from the University of Munich, people who wake up to an alarm rather than according to their body's internal clock are three times more likely to be overweight. Waking up before your body is ready messes up your circadian rhythms, leading you to feel perpetually jet lagged and eat when your body isn't primed to absorb nutrients, slowing your metabolism considerably.
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