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Did You Know? September Newsletter

By New You Editorial
Posted On Sep 12, 2016
Did You Know? September Newsletter
  • People who eat at least five walnuts a week live an average of seven years longer.
  • Almonds and avocados boost libido and increase fertility.
  • Three kiwis a day can lower blood pressure and reduce clotting.
  • The aroma of green apples can alleviate a migraine.
  • Walking uphill can improve cholesterol levels while walking downhill improves blood sugar levels.
  • Bell peppers have genders! You simply have to turn them over to figure out which is which. The male peppers have three “bumps” on the bottom while female peppers have four.
  • Honey is the only food that contains all of the substances you need to sustain life—vitamins, minerals, water, and enzymes.
  • Medicinally, mushrooms have been shown to be antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and a good source of antioxidants. As such, they help reduce blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and stress.
  • Oil those tomatoes! Studies show that the lycopene found in these delicious orbs can reduce your risk of prostate cancer, but they need added oil to improve absorbability.
  • Every time you sneeze, some of your brain cells die.