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Did You Know? October Newsletter

By New You Editorial
Posted On Oct 07, 2016
Did You Know? October Newsletter
  • Limiting your alcohol consumption to three drinks a week can lower your risk of breast cancer by 15%
  • Women who eat a Mediterranean diet – rich in extra-virgin olive oil and healthy nuts – tend to have a reduced risk of breast cancer.
  • Walnuts are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are critical for brain health. No wonder walnuts look like a brain!
  • 7.3 million Americans claim to follow a vegetarian diet
  • According to a 2014 report from the USDA, 94 percent of the soy grown in the United States is genetically modified.
  • Research shows that eating pizza once a week can reduce your risk of esophageal cancer.
  • The sound of a “normal” snore is approximately 60 decibels—the equivalent to conversational speech. Intense snoring can reach more than 80 decibels—about the same sound level as a jackhammer.
  • One human brain cell can hold more information than all of Wikipedia.
  • If you sneeze too hard, you can actually fracture a rib.