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The Science Of Giving Back: How Having A Purpose Is Good For Body And Brain
We all know giving is more fun than receiving, but did you know that studies show that it improves health and mortality too?
The average adult consumes 3,000 calories with 229 g of fat in one Thanksgiving meal. Furthermore, that number can be as high as 4,500 calories when the entire day's feasting is considered. This holiday season, remember to eat slowly, it takes 20 minutes for your brain to feel full.
Cells in the inner lens of the eye, muscle cells of the heart, and the neurons of the cerebral cortex are the only cells that will be with you your entire life
Red & purple leaves are only that color because of the presence
of sugars and sap that are trapped within the leaves. These
sugars provide the plants with the energy they need to survive.
The length of the body’s blood vessels,if laid end-to-end,
would wrap around the world twice!
The foot and ankle complex consists of 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, ligaments and tendons!
That a sneeze can generate a wind of 100 mph, and a cough comes out at 60 mph?
That laughter reduces pain and stimulates the body's immune system? Research shows laughter's effect is dose dependent - the more you laugh the greater the benefits!
Cal Tech – Allman and Watson Studies showed that complex humor recalibrates our intuition, allowing us to make better social decisions.
That eating more plant-based foods lowers your blood cholesterol levels, which in turn makes you a LESS appealing victim for ticks and mosquitos?
According to Smithsonian.com blood type, metabolism, exercise, shirt color and even drinking beer can make individuals especially delicious to mosquitoes.