The tomato is the world’s most popular fruit. And yes, just like the brinjal and the pumpkin, botanically speaking it is a fruit, not a vegetable. More than 60 million tons of tomatoes are produced per year, 16 million tons more than the second most popular fruit, the banana. Apples are the third most popular (36 million tons), then oranges (34 million tons) and watermelons (22 million tons).https://didyouknow.org/tomatoes/
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Did you know Viking men wore makeup?
It’s no doubt that Vikings were some of the toughest men in history books. However, they cared about their appearance enough that makeup was a part of their everyday routine.https://parade.com/1199611/marynliles/did-you-know-facts/
“New car smell” is the scent of dozens of chemicals.”
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“Few odors are as pleasing as “new car smell“—and not just because it’s nice to be in a brand new car. But while the scent may be strangely satisfying, the fact is that it’s pretty much just a combination of 50+ chemicals (known as “volatile organic compounds”) that are released into the car, decaying quickly over time. The concentrations found in a typical new car aren’t dangerous, but among the VOCs that make up much of that new car smell are those found in nail polish, auto fuel, and petroleum.”https://bestlifeonline.com/smarter-living/
More than 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 5 of them don’t know they have it.
More than 88 million US adults—over a third—have prediabetes, and more than 84% of them don’t know they have it.
Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States (and may be underreported).
Type 2 diabetes accounts for approximately 90% to 95% of all diagnosed cases of diabetes; type 1 diabetes accounts for approximately 5-10%.
In the last 20 years, the number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled as the American population has aged and become more overweight or obese.https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/quick-facts.html#:~:text=%20The%20Big%20Picture%20%201%20More%20than,Type%202%20diabetes%20accounts%20for%20approximatel…%20More%20
There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly like you. There’s a 9% chance that you’ll meet one of them in your lifetime.75 Most Amazing Facts That Will Blow Your Mind – The Minds Journal
Keep your cupboard filled with canned black beans and chickpeas, as well as quick-cooking options like lentils. The fiber and protein in beans help keep your blood sugar stable, Zanini says.Good Foods For Diabetes – 11 Diet Staples Everyone With Diabetes Should Buy (prevention.com)
Over time, that can add up to big benefits. Adults with type 2 diabetes who ate a cup of lentils or beans daily saw their A1C levels drop by half a percentage point within three months, found one JAMA study.Good Foods For Diabetes – 11 Diet Staples Everyone With Diabetes Should Buy (prevention.com)
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Everyone’s Your Relative
Every human being has 99 percent of their DNA in common. A parent and child share 99.5 percent of the same DNA, and you have 98 percent of your DNA in common with a chimpanzee.https://www.liveabout.com/