Category Archives: General Health Knowledge

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Do you know?

I received a digital calendar from The Health Science Academy* recently with some interesting facts on each month. I can’t help but to share them with my readers. Here it goes…

1. Exposure to cold temperatures can burn off 300 to 500 extra calories a day.

2. Your heart beats 100,000 times and pumps 23,000 liters of blood per day.

3. By standing up 3 hours a day you would burn an extra 30,000 calories a year.

4. 30 minutes of bright morning light reduces your weight gain risk by up to 20%

5. You may eat 549 calories extra if you miss only 80 minutes of sleep.

6. Your muscles are 79% water and even your bones are watery: 31%

7. Drinking 2 liters of water a day can raise your energy expenditure by 400 calories.

8. Eating 7 portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your mortality risk by 42%

9. Music can increase endurance by 15% and lower your perceived effort rate by 12%

10. Interrupting prolonged sitting with brief 2-minute breaks decreases cancer risk.

11. Your moving muscles pump fresh oxygen in the brain and trigger feel-good chemicals.

12. Immersing yourself in deep reading 6 minutes a day can reduce stress by 68%

* The Health Science Academy is an education online training provider, which focuses on science-based courses, from Sports and Exercise Nutrition, to Clinical Weight Loss, to Advanced Supplements

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Healthy Eating

The ABC of Healthy Foods Guide

The healthy foods listed should be consumed only if certified organic and without genetically modified (GMO) contamination. Add them to your meals and for a healthier body. Feel free to comment and add to the list.
Bowl of fruits
Below is a list of healthy foods and spices in alphabetical order.
A, B, C
D, E, F
G, H, I
J, K, L
M, N, O
P, Q, R
S, T, U
V, W, X

Dr Glidden and Dr Wallach’s “Good Food and Bad Food List

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