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Healthy Habits That Can Backfire

10 Healthy Habits That Can Harm

10 Healthy Habits That Can Harm

Think you're the picture of health? Despite the best intentions, sometimes the very habits you think are keeping you in the pink can come back to bite you. Here are 10 seemingly saintly behaviors that can backfire and sabotage your health.

By Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie, published September 6, 2011. Natalie is a health and fitness writer, runner, and ACE-certified personal trainer based in Syracuse, New York.
Reviewed by Joseph Sclafani, MD on April 10, 2015.