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Does cough syrup prevent cough? Some important questions and their answers

Here are a few questions relating to health everyone wants to know the answer of which. Take a look,

Does olive oil thwart heart disease?

Yes. Scientists have found that eating more olive oil lowers risk of coronary artery disease. A Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra olive oil cuts risk of breast cancer.

Does cough syrup work?

No. Doctors now agree that most over-the counter cough medicines don’t work

Is it safe to microwave food in plastic containers?

Yes… but only if it’s marked `microwave safe’. Containers with this marking don’t phthalates, a group of chemicals that make plastic flexible.

Do whitening toothpastes help?

No. Whitening tooth-pastes may be able to do something on the surface level. But these toothpastes are more toxic than regular ones.

Are wheat breads better than white bread?

N0. Though most white bread is made with refined grains that skip out a lot of the fiber and nutrients, there are whole-wheat white breads that wheat are just as healthy as whole breads.

Is walking as effective as running?

Yes. If you’re going for heart health, there’s no difference. For weight loss, vigorous exercise might be better. As for your knees, going for a run might actually help.

Do nuts make you fat?

N0. Unless you’re eating kilos of nuts every day, they won’t make you fat. Also, they help cut bad cholesterol.