Adelle 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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 (CMD)? The sad fact is that most of these deaths are preventable -- if the victims understood the [...]

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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 [...]

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Would You Like Some Sugar With That?

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Laughter Exercises

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, [...]

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