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Did You Know – 12/18/2018

Today its about travel.

  1. Vitamin C – According to research from the University of Otago in New Zealand Vitamin C helps defend your body from invading pathogens and increases your levels of immune – boosting T-Cells. If unfortunately you do come down with a bug it will help decrease the severity and the duration of infections like the common cold.

2. Aisle seat – A recent study by US researchers found you are more likely to come in to contact with infections from Ill patients and also the crew. Those in the window seat are less likely to be exposed to germs.

3. Motion sickness – This is caused by an imbalance or disturbance of your inner ear which of course controls your balance. By focusing on a fixed point in the distance such as the horizon helps to re establish your since of balance. Another suggestion is to find an area where you feel the least movement. Front of the car, over the wing of the plane or in middle cabin close to the waterline when on a cruise ship.

4. Get your shotsHepatitis A – found in India, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South and central America. Typhoid – Found in India, Africa, Asia, the Middl East and South and Central America. Yellow Fever – Africa, the Caribbean, and South and Central America.

5. Water Bottle 💦 – Study in the journal of Physiology and Behavior found that parched drivers make twice as many mistakes as those who are well hydrated which is equivalent of driving with blood alcohol content of 0.08 – So keep your water bottle handy.

 

 

6. Travel Kit – Noise cancelling earplugs. – This is good for sleep on a long flight or car rides. Example Quieton active noise cancelling.

First Aid Kit – Recommended is the VSSL First aid Kit .

Water Purifier – SteriPen Ultra Water Purifier. The UV light kills 99.9 percent of the waterborne germs

Source – body and Soul Australian Sunday Mail

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Did You Know – 11/14/2011

1. Pint Size(s) – British law has long dictated that pubs sell beer and cider only in an imperial pint, which is about 20% larger than a U.S. pint. This year parliament is set to scrap several restrictions on weights and measures to encourage innovation. This would legalize a two-thirds pint which is an amount some call a schooner based on a similar size in Australian pour. Brits drink some 23 million pints of beer a day.

2. Goliath Groupers – This fish according to studies by biologist Steve Huskey sucks in water and prey at a 50 plus miles an hour.

3. Focusing – According to British scientists ‘tuning out’ is a biological phenomenon. Focusing intently on a visual task like reading or doing a crossword can render a person deaf to perfectly audible sounds.

4. DNA – Humans share 98.4% of our DNA with chimps. In comparison, we share 70% of our DNA with a slug. Source: Science Facts

5. The first-known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 BC. Source

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