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Bizarre things you never knew could be good for your health

Jun 04, 2018, 16:50 IST

Barefoot running: As long as you don't step on any broken glass, barefoot running may be better for your shins, knees, hips and back than your pricey trainers. A study published last year in the journal Nature reported that running in trainers can send a shock up your legs that is virtually non-existent when running barefoot.

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Barefoot running, tongue scraping, parasite therapies -- goofy gimmicks are good for you? A health expert lists five wacky trends that may actually have good health benefits, starting with the mildly freaky to the truly out of the ordinary