facts_generalHey everyone! I have gathered 10 interesting food, nutrition and health related facts that you may have not known. It’s always fun to know a few fun facts that can spark a conversation! Nate’s 10 Interesting Facts

  1. 1 cup of raw spinach has seven calories!
  2. One can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar
  3. Artichokes have a high source of magnesium, which helps the body absorb calcium. Many people don’t have enough magnesium in their daily diets which could be the cause for many health issues in the later years.
  4. Ever wondered why your pee smells bad after eating asparagus? It’s caused by the sulfur compound that is broken down in the body.
  5. 1 avocado contain 30% of the recommend daily value Folate, which is important for a healthy heart.
  6. Frozen fruits can contain 30% more Vitamin C than fresh fruits.
  7. Men have more blood than women. 1.5 gallons for men versus 0.875 gallons for women.
  8. Sources of gelatin may include pork skin, and cattle hide. (um… enjoy those gummy bears?)
  9. The brain uses 20% of all the energy consumed from food, but only makes up 1/15 of the body’s total weight
  10. The adult human heart weighs about ten ounces.

Now you can be the cool kid on the block with all these fun interesting facts! :) Enjoy! Namaste. Nate Onnit Labs  

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