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Food,Health,and Sports facts
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This page is dedicated to facts about foods people eat, sports people play, and general health facts.

Sports Info


Baseball rules were codified in 1846 by Alexander Cartwright of the Knickerbocker Baseball Club.Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches

Golfers use an estimated $800 million worth of golf balls annually.

In 1905, 18 men died from injuries sustained on the football field. President Theodore Roosevelt stepped in and instituted safety measures to make the game safer. The 'huddle' in football was formed due to a deaf football player who used sign language to communicate and his team didn't want the opposition to see the signals he used and in turn huddled around him. It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a years worth of footballs.

The high jump method of jumping head first and landing on the back is called the Fosbury Flop.






Food Information.


Fish is brain food as it's an excelent source of  omega-3 fatty acids which is important in the development of the brain. It also helps reduce plague infestation in the artries. Also a source of vitamin B that helps with cognative ability and memory.

English sailors came to be called Limeys after using lime juice to combat scurvy

Apples are more efficient than caffeine for waking you up in the morning.  Apples are part of the rose family.

Bannana's are fruits that are part of the berry family since they have seeds within their fleshy pulp. The bannana tree could be classified as a herb tree since the trunk isn't a real trunk yet instead is formed by thinly wrapped leaf sheets.

Strawberries are the only fruit which has seeds on the outside.

High Bush Blueberry bushes can produce Blueberries for 40-50 yrs before dying.  

Capsaicin which gives Chile Pepers their heat acts as a disieas preventing phytochemical.

There are more than 1,000 varieties of cherries in the United States, but fewer than 10 are produced commercially.

Tomatoes and Tomato products may help reduce the risk of prostate cancer and or breast cancer cooked tomatoes are better than raw ones though.

Green Veggies that contain vitamine D can prevent heart diseas and cancer and even prevent nerual tube defects in unborn-babies. And while carrots are thought to be good for the eyes Green Veggies have more lutien in them than Carrots (which helps fight off macular degeneration).

Yogurt while like most of the calcium rich dairy products is good for your bones. It also contains good bacteria that help maintain proper digestive health and help boost a persons immune system.                      

Rice plants may have up to 55,000 genes.

The crust of a slice of bread has 8 times the amount of cancer fighting antitoxins than the center of the same slice of bread would have.

Nuts can help reduce the likely hood of cancer and heart dicsease if eaten regularly.  Most have antioxidin vitamin E and some have Artery uncloging monosaturated fats.

Black or Green Tea (and some others) can also help prevent the risk of Cancer or Heart Disieas.

Honey is the only food product that doesn't spoil period.


Health Information.


Calories and Fat are not the same and while a product maybe low fat callories are usualy used as a replacement.
Listening to loud music can make one have hearing problems and posibly go deaf.
Sitting to close to the T.V will fatigue a persons eyes, yet will not permently damage them, the same is true if one is reading with not that much light.
Chicken Soup isn't a true cure for colds.
The old adage feed a cold and starve a fever is not one that should be praticed since people with fevers tend to need more calories and though fluids are encourged while fending of a cold there's no need to over eat.