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6 Facts About Calories

  1. If you average out the calorie consumption per day in America, it’s 3,790 calories per day per person.
  2. There are no calories in tea or coffee (just in the milk and sugar that you add…)
  3.  New York restaurants are now legally obliged to display calorie counts on menus … and in the UK, government ministers are calling for similar legislation.
  4.  Eating a high-calorie diet when pregnant is linked to giving birth to boys rather than girls. (The rise in low-calorie diets in the developed world is seen as one possible reason for the increasing number of female babies being born compared to male babies.)
  5. The average deep fried mars bar contains almost 1,000 calories – that could be most of your daily allowance, if you’re a small female office dieter.
  6. The Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps eats 12,000 calories per day whilst training – that’s enough calories to feel ten sedentary office dieters!

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6 Facts About Working Out

  1. Exercise Boosts Brainpower
  2. Movement Melts Away Stress
  3. Exercise Gives You Energy
  4. Exercise Helps Ward Off Disease
  5. Exercise Lets You Eat More
  6. Exercise Boosts Performance

Fact #110

A Life-size Edible Gummy Brain does exist!!

Life-size Edible Gummy Brain

24 Amazing Facts!

  1. The shrimp’s heart is in its head.
  2. You cannot sneeze with your eyes open.
  3. Famous actor Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  4. In general, a man’s heart beats slower than a woman’s.
  5. The country with highest divorce rate in the world is United States.
  6. Cats are capable to hear ultrasound.
  7. Dutch, on average are the tallest people in the world.
  8. Natural pearls melt in vinegar.
  9. An olive tree can live up to 1500 years.
  10. There is no butter in buttermilk.
  11. The earth is estimated to weigh approximately 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
  12. There are 86,400 seconds in day.
  13. Ants never sleep and that’s a fact.
  14. The human brain is 80% water and 20% grey material.
  15. The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law that stated you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
  16. While peeling onions, you can chew gums to reduce your tears.
  17. There are no less than 318,979,564,000 possible combinations of the first four moves in Chess. Perhaps that’s why they call it a true mind game.
  18. There are about 540,000 words in the English language and growing.
  19. If you are right handed, you will tend to chew food on your right side. If you are left handed, you are likely to chew food on your left side.
  20. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  21. The human heart beats over 100,000 times a day
  22. One quarter of the bones in the human body is in the feet.
  23. The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels, the noise can be detected over 800 kilometres away.
  24. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV

Taken From WOGK Blog

Fact #99

Rain contains vitamin B12

Fact #91

The dark meat on a roasst turkey has more calories than the white meat.

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