Health Fun Facts

Your Computer, Your Sleep, and Your Heart

December 3rd, 2012|Health Fun Facts, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Fight Cancer with Bright Colors

November 26th, 2012|Health Fun Facts, Uncategorized|

It's all in the color! The brighter the produce color is the better antioxidant it is. Blueberries (and other bright-colored berries), red cabbage, and eggplant are a few good antioxidant foods. In a study, Monica Giusti found that these produce [...]

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Thanksgiving: Facts, Tips, & Tricks

November 20th, 2012|Health Fun Facts, Uncategorized|

The Very First Thanksgiving Menu To celebrate the first successful corn harvest in 1621, a group of Pilgrims and Native Americans held a three-day festival that’s now known as the first Thanksgiving. While history regarding the menu is a bit [...]

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More Did You Know …

August 17th, 2012|Health Fun Facts, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Let’s Stay Hydrated!

June 17th, 2012|Health Fun Facts, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Strange Facts about YOU!

June 7th, 2012|Health Fun Facts, Uncategorized|

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! [...]

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Can You Hear Me?

June 3rd, 2012|Health Fun Facts, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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