Fun Food Facts

Canada has more donut shops per capita than the United States. Canadians eat more Kraft Dinner (Macaroni and Cheese) per capita than any other country in the world. Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed in Canada for marketing reasons. Cashew nuts contain oil in the shell that is very irritating […]

Healthy 2012 Tips

Tip 1: Movement Yes, we understand that you may work at a desk in front of a computer nine hours everyday so your options may be limited, and after work you may feel so tired that you don’t even have the energy to work out. Not so fun-fact: roughly 250,000 deaths per year in the […]

Sweet Chocolatey Facts

Cultures around the world have enjoyed chocolate in its many forms for a thousand years or more. In its earlier days, the Mayans and Aztecs sipped a chocolate beverage during sacred and religious ceremonies. Later, Europeans enjoyed chocolate enhanced by refined sugar and milk as dessert and candies. There are powerful scientific properties and findings […]

Fun Facts About Heart Health! (3)

Women’s Hearts Beat Faster Than Men’s A female human heart pumps about six beats faster per minute than a male heart, which can be explained by the gender difference in heart size. A male heart is bigger (by about 25 percent), so it can pump more blood in a single beat. But having a quicker […]

Fun Facts About Heart Health! (2)

A Cold Heart Isn’t Always a Bad Thing! Therapeutic hypothermia is actually a form of treatment for cardiac arrest. According to American Heart Association guidelines for inducing hypothermia, doctors cool a patient’s body to 91 degrees F, 7 degrees below average, in order to slow damage to brain and other organs that begin when the […]

Fun Facts About Heart Health! (1)

The all-important heart is constantly at work, pumping blood (about 2,000 gallons a day) filled with essential oxygen and nutrients to your body’s organs 24/7. Everything about the heart and how it works is interesting, but here are some nuggets of information we found particularly fascinating. The Heart Sits in the Center of the Chest, […]

More Laughter Really = Less Stress!

– If your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times. – By weight, Bone is five times stronger than steel. – Fidgeting can burn about 350 calories a day. – It is possible for you to survive even after the removal of the spleen, the stomach, one kidney, one lung, […]

Dream a Little Dream …

— 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 […]

Morning Lagging? Drink Some Water!

— The skin on your lips is 200 times more sensitive than your fingertips. — Pain occurs when sounds are above 130 db (decibels). — Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue. — Stress can result in more headaches as a result of the body rerouting blood flow to other parts of […]

Fun Facts About The Human Brain

– Results from cognitive tests show 30% of 80-year-olds perform as well as young adults. – Your brain is about 2% of your total body weight but uses 20% of your body’s energy. – The energy used by the brain is enough to light a 25 watt bulb. – More electrical impulses are generated in […]