Healthy Habits & Fun Fruit Facts

| February 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Healthy Habits

  •  If you sleep eight hours each night, you will feel better.
  • Avoiding acohol, drugs, and tobacco lets you stay healthy.
  • Express emotions in a calm and healthy way.
  • Maintain good hygiene.
  • Accept your strenghts and weaknesses.
  • You should be considerate.
  • You should respect others.
  • Most of all, you should be dependable.

Fun Fruit Facts

  • Lemons can kill bacteria- as they have a high content of acid which makes them suitable for cleaning.
  • A banana ripens quickly (overnight) when you put it in a brown paper bag with a apple and a banana.
  • Research says eating grapefruit in the morning will help to lose an average of 3.6 pounds; it also protects you from diabetes.
  • Eating apples is a more reliable method of staying awake than consuming a cup of coffee.
  • Eggplants are actually fruits, and they classified botanically as a  berry.
  • A strawberry is actually not a berry but a banana is.
  • Apples floats in water because they are 25% air.
  • Pumpkins and avocados are fruits, not veggies.
  • Osage oranges are used to repel cockroaches.
  • Many years ago, explorers used watermelons to carry water on long expeditions.
  • More than than 300 banana related accidents happened in Britain in 2001, mostly involving slipping on banana peels
  • You can speed up the ripening of a pineapple by standing it on the top (the leafy end).

Written by Emma  and Eliciana

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