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Did You Know?

Jan 21, 2020


Did You Know?

59 minutes – That’s how long you need to lift weights weekly to lower your risk of metabolic syndrome, a combination of abdominal fat and high blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.

Diving into a book can reduce your stress levels by 68 percent! Reading regularly has also been shown to help sharpen your mind, fend off dementia, and foster empathy.

Running a HEPA air filter reduces outdoor pollutants in the home by 23%. These high-powered filters remove fine-particulate matter, which can lead to respiratory problems like asthma and allergies.

75% of Americans think they have to open or contribute to an IRA by the end of the year to get the tax benefits. But the deadline is actually April 15th.

1 in 3 Americans eats fast food daily. A salad isn’t always the lowest-calorie option. A small burger, small chili, and baked potato, or a grilled chicken sandwich (hold the mayo) can be OKAY. For a salad, skip the croutons, and cheese, and top it with only a third of a packet of vinaigrette-base dressing.

There are 22 calories in 1 cup of cabbage and it’s high in fiber and vitamins C, K, and B6.