Did You Know – 06/04/2012



1. 25% of people have tweeted something they later regretted posting, according to mediabistro.co

2. Gout is the only arthritis where there is clear scientific evidence that a change in diet may help relieve the condition.


3. A 25 year study from the University of Michigan has found that the generation X men are more involved in all aspects of meal preparation from grocery shopping to cooking that their dads were. Modern men cook about eight meals a week and buy groceries more than once a week say researchers


4. According to US scientists the key ingredient in garlic is 100 times more powerful than two popular antibiotics at fighting one of the leading causes of food poisoning. Tests found that a compound in garlic can pierce the protective biofilm employed by the bug, which makes it harder to destroy. Researchers also found the compound works faster than the antibiotics. The discovery could lead to new treatments for raw and processed meats and food preparation surfaces which would reduce incidences of Campylobacter food poisoning – One of the most common food borne illnesses in the world.


5. 20% proportion of surveyed women in Australia who rate their man’s bedroom skills as 5 out of 10 or less and 16% give their men 10 out of 10.

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