Tag Archives: Facts

Flu facts: Top 5 things you need to know about the flu shot this year

(BPT) – You hear about it on the news. You see the signs in the pharmacy windows. Even your friends and co-workers are talking about it. The flu shot is a highly discussed topic, and for good reason! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, 5 to 20 percent of […] Read more

5 surprising facts about dairy you should know

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – Have you ever stopped to think about what a delicious cheeseburger, the dressing on your salad or your morning extra-foam latte have in common? They’re all undeniably dairy! From cow care to nutrient-packed punches, here are five facts you may not know about […] Read more

5 facts about strokes that could save your life

Chances are you know someone who has had a stroke. An estimated 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite how common strokes are, there are a lot of widely believed misconceptions. Unfortunately, not knowing the facts can put a person at […] Read more

5 health ‘facts’ that are actually myths

(BPT) – Get eight hours of sleep at night, eat your vegetables, and an apple a day keeps the doctor away – these are all common health sayings you’ve heard and probably believe to be true. While commonly told health myths may have some truth to them, there are some that don’t hold up to […] Read more

Taking charge of your AFib: Getting the facts and knowing your options

(BPT) – Being diagnosed with a chronic medical condition can be overwhelming. Patients and their doctors face a delicate balancing act to weigh the risks of a disease against the potential side effects and inconveniences of treatment. This is certainly true for patients with atrial fibrillation, better known as AFib, who have a significantly Read more

Understanding Pneumococcal Pneumonia: Facts vs. Misperceptions [Infographic]

(BPT) – Every day 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old.1 At 65, your risk of being hospitalized after getting pneumococcal pneumonia is 13X greater than adults younger than 50.2 The CDC recommends pneumococcal vaccination for all adults 65 years and older3 and states that "vaccination is the safest, most effective way to protect yourself" from Read more

5 facts about radiation you never knew

(BPT) – Radiation -- it's not something most people think about very often, and when they do, their thoughts usually turn to radiation’s effects as they are portrayed in the movies. These being namely that exposure to radiation will either turn them into a hideous monster or a superhero. The truth is, however, that while […] Read more
This Statue of Shiva is Approximately 65 feet tall and is made of concrete and is located at Murugeshpalya at Bangalore. There is a tunnel like structure underneath the statue where different models of Shiva are kept.

Yoga Facts

Yoga is a group of ancient practices which were first developed in India. It is still popular in the country today, and is considered to be a spiritual exercise. Many Indians see it as a way of attaining enlightenment. Yoga is broken down into four primary categories, and these are Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Karma […] Read more

Interesting Facts About Coconut Oil Weight Loss Products

Virgin coconut oil is gaining popularity nowadays as a weight lose product. The reason behind this is because coconut oil seems to increase the levels of energy of the consumer, and does not stick on blood vessels. A resent research showed that coconut oil contains medium chain Triglycerides (MCT), which boost energy production in the […] Read more

5 Facts You Should Know About Creatine

1. What is Creatine? Creatine is a compound that supplies energy to muscles, in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The liver makes creatine out of three amino acids: arginine, glycine, and methionine. Most of the creatine in the human body is stored in the muscles. 2. Anabolic Creatine Creatine can help provide a true […] Read more
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