Your Computer, Your Sleep, and Your Heart
Turn the TV/computer off and go to bed! Getting 5 hours of sleep doubles your chances of heart attack, according to a British study that tracked 10,000 people over an eight-year period. People get less sleep today than they did in the past mainly because of using electronic devices late into the night. The Brain […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Strange Facts about YOU!
When 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 […]
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 […]
Scientists 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, […]
Spring into Fitness Fun Facts
– Studies have shown your life expectancy might increase by up to two hours for every hour you walk. (grab your shoes and get walking) – The average person you will walk about 70,000 miles during their lifetime. – Did you know that it only takes 100 too many calories each day to gain 10 […]
Spring Onions are rich in Vitamins and other Minerals. They are excellent health foods and great in taste. Spring onions are also called Green onions, are actually immature onion bulbs-they are low in calories and high in Vitamin C. Spring onions are very tasty, mostly used in salads and also some of the Asian dishes. […]
Tart-tastic Health Tips!
Water is good for you. Lemon juice is good for you. Put them together, and you’ve got a beverage that will help you to lose weight and stay full — and it packs a nice punch of vitamin C, too. To get the health benefit, mix the pulp and juice of half a lemon with […]