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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Stephen Hawking was told that he had two years to live by doctors back in 1963. Today, he’s alive and is 72-years-old. 71% of breakups happen because of mood swings.     Banana is a happy fruit. Eating just one can help relieve irritable emotions, anger and or depression. It only takes one lie to completely change a person’s perception of who you are. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Neurologists claim that every time you resist acting on your anger, you’re actually rewiring your brain to be calmer and more loving. Sleeping on the job is acceptable in Japan, as it’s viewed as exhaustion from working hard. Thinking burns calories. Cuddling triggers the same neurological reaction as taking painkillers. Cotton Candy was invented by a dentist. The brain treats rejection like physical pain, according to scientists.   Dancing has been proven to build confidence and release stress. 1.6 billion…

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9 Ways Eating Bananas Can Benefit Your Health

9 Ways Eating Bananas Can Benefit Your Health

If you’re like many people, no trip to the grocery store is complete until you add a bunch of bananas to your cart. Bananas are inexpensive, tasty, and versatile, but the best reason to eat them is their health benefits. Read on to learn how this curvy, yellow wonder can help you stay well. 1. Tames Your Tummy If you’ve ever had the stomach flu or food poisoning, you’ve probably been told to eat the BRAT diet during recovery. BRAT…

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The Health Benefits of Bananas

The Health Benefits of Bananas

Are Bananas Good for You? TrimDownClub, Apr 30, 2015 You probably think that bananas are good for you. But the banana is one of nature’s candy bars: wrapped, ready to eat, and full of sugar. That makes bananas bad for you. Or does it? After all, we now know that because high blood sugar levels are very dangerous for your body, your body aggressively stores sugar as fat. This means that eating sugar—or foods that the body can rapidly convert…

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Vitamin B May Lower Stroke Risk

Vitamin B May Lower Stroke Risk

September 19th, 2013 New evidence suggests taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke. A study, published this week in the online issue of Neurology, analyzed 14 randomized clinical trials of vitamin B that included a total of 54,913 participants. All of the studies compared the supplement use with a placebo or a very low-dose B vitamin. The patients were then followed for a minimum of six months. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to see if…

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Hold the Cream: 5 Vegan Substitutes That Are Just as Good

Hold the Cream: 5 Vegan Substitutes That Are Just as Good

May 14, 2013   By Leta Shy, POPSUGAR Heavy cream can elevate many dishes, but its high saturated fat and calorie content doesn’t exactly make it the healthiest option. And if you’re vegan or lactose intolerant, your meals may be lacking that distinct texture from the dairy product. Stop pining and get the creaminess back with these five vegan substitutes! Avocado. The creamy high-fat content of avocados make them a perfect substitute for milk and cream. Use avocado in baking…

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Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

November 27, 2012 | By Michele Foley, FitSugar No one ever wants to drink too much, but sometimes festivities happen. Keep this guide handy for preventing and dealing with the horrible hangover. Preventing a hangover Know this: if you’re going to go out and toss back more than a few drinks, you’re going to pay the price; the body isn’t designed to binge on bad stuff and feel great the next day. But before you even get to the worst-case…

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Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

November 27, 2012 | By Michele Foley, FitSugar No one ever wants to drink too much, but sometimes festivities happen. Keep this guide handy for preventing and dealing with the horrible hangover. Preventing a hangoverKnow this: if you’re going to go out and toss back more than a few drinks, you’re going to pay the price; the body isn’t designed to binge on bad stuff and feel great the next day. But before you even get to the worst-case scenario,…

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8 Health Benefits of Bananas

8 Health Benefits of Bananas

Banana, the once-exotic fruit, has found its way into our daily lives. Whether sliced over cereal or blended in a smoothie, here are eight great reasons to include about four bananas a week in your diet.DietOne banana has 11% of the RDA of dietary fiber and only about 108 calories. The fiber in bananas not only keeps digestion regular, but also helps maintain low blood sugar and curbs overeating.Lower Blood PressureStudies show that the high amounts of potassium in bananas…

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5 Foods That Help You Sleep

5 Foods That Help You Sleep

By Melanie Haiken, Caring.com senior editor Should you let yourself have that midnight snack if you’re having trouble sleeping and you think hunger might be part of the problem? Here are five foods that can actually help you drift off: 1. Cherries. Fresh and dried cherries are one of the only natural food sources of melatonin, the chemical that controls the body’s internal clock to regulate sleep. Researchers who tested tart cherries and found high levels of melatonin recommend eating them an hour before…

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