5 Unexpected Health Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Photographed by Winnie Au.
This article was originally published on June 24, 2015.

Let's say you're rushing through Duane Reade to grab a quick snack before your workout. Do you go with the protein bar with the super-fit-looking lady on it? Or do you stick with the boring one with
just the name?

Or, another example: Do you drink your coffee while you get ready for work? Or do you grab it on the way?

These kinds of routine choices are made in an instant. And yes, they may seem totally inconsequential. But the truth is, your answers to these questions can affect your health a lot more than you might realize.

Here are a few seemingly small daily decisions — and how they can make or break your routine.