Health and Lifestyle Tips

Health Fact

Health Fact: Sneezes clock in at 100 mph!  Sneezing sends mucus out of the mouth and nose like a rocket at over 100 mph. This is why it is necessary to cover your face when you sneeze so you don’t share the germs! 

Health Fact: Sunburns damage skin cells extensively.  How bad is it? Researchers have started that an average person can repair sunburn damage in 4 to 6 months! So use sun block! It really does protect the skin from the suns powerful UV rays 

Health Fact: Water is in everything. 75% of human waste is water! Many people believe that urine makes up for all the fluids expelled by the body but that’s not true. Stools are made of mostly water as well! This is why it’s necessary to drink a lot of water daily 6 to 8 glasses! 

ALSO 80% of the brain is waterYour brain isn’t the firm, gray mass you’ve seen on TV. Living brain tissue is a squishy, pink and jelly-like organ thanks to the loads of blood and high water content of the tissue. So the next time you’re feeling dehydrated get a drink to keep your brain hydrated.

Health Fact: Higher IQ = more dreams!  Scientists have found that those individuals with higher IQ’s dream twice as much as those with lower IQ’s. This is mainly due to the activation of the brain once the individual is sleeping. Those people with higher IQ’s are able to activate a larger mass of their brain than others.

Health Fact: Women’s hearts beat fast! Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s and this is due to the fact their average body mass is significantly smaller than a male resulting in their heart having to pump harder to get the blood to flow throughout the body.

Health Fact: Everyone’s bladder is small! A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball. This is why you feel like you’re going to the bathroom constantly! The bladder can old anywhere from 300 – 600CC of fluid but the urge kicks in a about 200 to 300CC.

Health Fact: Women use their blinkers. Women’s blink twice as much as men do! Think how much blinking that is! The average person though blinks 13 times a minute; this is to clear the eyes of dirt and bacteria.

Health Fact: It takes twice as long to lose new muscle if you stop working out than it did to gain it. Lazy people out there shouldn’t use this as motivation to not work out, however. It’s relatively easy to build new muscle tissue and get your muscles in shape, so if anything, this fact should be motivation to get off the couch and get moving.

Health Fact: Your tallest when your first wake up! Believe it or not, first thing in the morning is when you are the tallest! throughout the day gravity takes a toll on your joints causing them to compress, making you short! So always measure yourself first thing in the morning if you want to cheat!

Health Fact: The brain is more active at night than during the day! When the brain is dreaming and reaches REM sleep, your brain activity is at its peak!

Health Fact: Stomach acid is strong enough to burn through pretty much anything. The hydrochloric acid is one of the strongest acids on Earth, having one of the highest PH levels!

Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Lifestyle Tip: Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water a day. The body needs the water to eliminate waste and perform bodily functions such as the breakdown of fat!

Lifestyle Tip: Sleep 6 to 8 hours a night. The body needs sleep to in order for it to release the right amount of hormones throughout the day. As well sleep allows for optimum concentration and mental capacity.

Lifestyle Tip: Eat small portion throughout the day. Eating the average three meals a day doesn’t allow the body to continuously keep its metabolism high by eating 5 to 6 times a day you are forcing the body into having to continuously metabolize food resulting in more fat burning!

Lifestyle Tip: Eat 6 to 8 serving of fruit and vegetables. Each person should be eating 6 to 8 serving of fruits and vegetables. This will allow the body to receive the right amount of micronutrients it needs to fight off disease and maintain the overall bodies performance.

Lifestyle Tip: Eating higher amount of protein vs. carbs burns more fat. By consuming fewer carbohydrates in your diet you can turn your body into a fat burning furnace. This is due to the fact the body will have to use the carbs stored within once they are depleted the body turns to fat for energy. Simply by cutting out one large carbohydrate meal one can begin to see weight loss.