Breakfast!

Food 063Adelle Davis, an American author and nutritionist, said it well, “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”. According to the annual report of the International Food Information Council, while 90% of Americans know having breakfast is important for health and function, only 49% admit to eating breakfast every day (1). Research has shown the many benefits of including breakfast in ...

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Wine, Blueberries, and Fries, Oh My!

Better wine can be produced by the soil being of poor quality. This is because the vines have to “work” harder.

Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world.

Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit or vegetables.

Bourbon was first made by a Baptist minister from Bourbon County in Kentucky in 1789. That is where it got its name.

Britons eat over 22,000 tons of french fries a week.

Burger King restaurants serve over 400 million ounces of orange juice annually.

Buttermilk ...

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Do My Adrenals Make Me Look Fat?

Your walnut-sized adrenal glands, which sit on top of your kidneys, cannot distinguish among the various stresses that are present in your life — whether they are physical, mental, or emotional. The adrenals just pump out hormones to counteract stress — any stress! They are “fight or flight” hormones intended to serve us for short periods only. But today’s stresses are anything but short term … so the hormones just keep flowing! If this persists, you can become an “adrenal ...

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More Did You Know …

Excessive cleanliness is bad for your health. A little bit of germs helps your body’s immune system.

Washing your nose with salt water can help you avoid a lot of allergy symptoms.

People who eat at least 5 walnuts a week live on average 7 years longer because walnuts ability to prevent heart disease.

Almonds, avocado can increase fertility.

Each person has about 4 pounds of bacteria living inside of his/her body.

Overweight people spend an ...

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Let’s Stay Hydrated!

The summer season is upon us and it’s time to think about preventing dehydration and heat-related illness. Did you know that about 318 Americans die every year of heat-related illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)? The sad fact is that most of these deaths are preventable — if the victims understood the realities of dehydration and heat-related illness more clearly.

 

Regular exercise, ...

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Watermelon: The Coolest Summer Snack!

Stay Cool and LovelyWatermelon is an amazing fruit, which can work wonders for your skin. It acts as a natural moisturizer as well as a toner and keeps the skin cool, glowing and fresh.
The Smartest Pick for Losing WeightPacked with vitamins and minerals the watermelon is labeled as one of the healthiest fruit. Low in calories and fat free, watermelon is prescribed as ...
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Strange Facts about YOU!

girls laughing and smilingWhen your face blushes, the lining of your stomach turns red, too.

It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!

Your heart rate can rise as much as 30% during a yawn.

Your hair grows faster in the morning than at any other time of day.

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Can You Hear Me?

Wearing headphones for an hour increases the bacteria in your ear 700 times.

Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren’t.

The skin on your lips is 200 times more sensitive than your fingertips.

Pain occurs when sounds are above 130 db.

Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.

Stress can result in more headaches as a result of the body rerouting blood ...

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Laughter Exercises

baby playing in the sun by poolScientists estimate that laughing 100 times is equivalent to a 10-minute workout on a rowing machine.

The levels of two stress hormones, cortisol and epinephrine which suppress the body’s immune system, will actually drop after a dose of laughter.

If your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times.

By weight, Bone is five times ...

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