The Human Body

Are you fascinated with learning more about your body? Discover thousands of interesting and fun facts about the human body…

glucose meters
19 Sep

9 Determining Facts about Diabetes

Diabetes affects a great number of us, and, sadly, many of us have to live with it without even knowing that we have it! It is a blood-related condition you can comfortably live with, but in order to live a full life, it needs to be managed carefully. With that in mind, let’s take a …
Natural Medicines You Didn’t Know Were in Your Garden
9 Sep

12 Nourishing Facts about Natural Medicines

Our gardens are full of wonders, from the plants we grow to the insects they attract! But, beyond being beautiful to look at and sweet to smell, they can also be very good for our health when harvested. Here are some natural medicines you didn’t know were in your garden! 1. Valerian Valerian is a …
facts about lungs
5 Sep

11 Life-Enabling Facts about the Lungs

Breathing is obviously an essential part of staying alive and is one of the most important functions your body does. Although breathing sounds simple, how our lungs and our entire respiratory system work to accomplish this feat is in fact complex. Here are some fun facts about lungs that might surprise you! 1. Do you …
Acupuncture needles
15 Aug

12 Astonishing Facts about Acupuncture

Have you ever tried acupuncture? There’s more to it than simply having needles poked into your skin! This alternative medicine and treatment has helped millions of people all over the world cope with aches, pains, strains, and pressures over the decades. However, many people assume that it is simply a case of sticking a needle …
water fasting
2 Aug

10 Interesting Facts about the Intermittent Fasting Diet

Intermittent fasting seems to be the latest dieting trend that’s sweeping the globe! But, how much do you really know about this kind of fast? Is it safe – and how long should you do it for? Let’s take a look at these ten fun facts about the intermittent fasting diet! 1. What is intermittent …
interesting facts about blindness
16 Jul

10 Interesting Facts about Blindness

Tragically, millions of people all over the world suffer with blindness, whether through partial lack of vision or complete loss of sight. Thankfully, support for blind people is always improving – and scientific research is evolving to increase options to treat some forms of blindness in ways once unimaginable. Here are some important facts about …
facts about evolution
25 Jun

16 Eye-Opening Facts about Evolution

Evolution really is an incredible phenomenon – we all came from somewhere common, deep in our ancestral roots! Thanks to the work of pioneers such as Charles Darwin and James Hutton, we now have a greater understanding of the natural world – and how we came to exist – than ever before. Here are some …
funny facts about flactulance
9 Jun

11 Funny Facts about Flatulence

Flatulence can be a cause of embarrassment, humor, disgust, ridicule and produce more than just a quirky noise! It can produce an odious smell and happen at any time of day, during any activity or period of rest! There’s no need to be embarrassed – we all experience flatulence at one time or another. Here …
fun facts about pregnancy
5 Jun

10 Amazing Facts about Pregnancy

The human body is an amazing thing – it is fascinating when you think about it that we are able to grow other humans inside of us! Our mothers went through some real stresses and strains to give birth to us – though pregnancy is often a time of wonder and joy despite all the …
interesting facts on demential
15 Feb

16 Interesting Facts about Dementia

Dementia is a neurological condition that affects millions of people all over the world. Regrettably, it is often difficult to spot early, and its effects can cause much emotional distress to both sufferers and their loved ones. Research into the condition is very much ongoing – however, there is also a lot of misinformation out …
FACTS ABOUT BACTERIA
20 Jan

13 Bodacious Facts About Bacteria

Bacteria is just about everywhere – it’s a fact of life that we all have to live with! These microscopic, single-celled life forms can be helpful as well as hindrances to our lives – meaning that while you’ll likely get rid of plenty of nasty bacteria by washing your hands, your body actually needs the …
fun facts about yoga
30 Dec

23 Surprising Facts About Yoga

Are you thinking about a yoga workout? No wonder, considering its benefits and popularity! Yoga works on two levels: mental and physical. Yoga is a mind and body practice combining various styles, body posture, breathing technique, meditation, and relaxation. The powerful mind-body-spirit transformation that yoga brings helps us counteract stress, fatigue, and poor self-image. Bearing …
A smiling set of teeth
11 Dec

16 Tantalizing Facts About Teeth

Teeth are something we rely on each and every day – but how many of us are taking them for granted? When you fail to look after them properly, you could be at risk of serious pain and damage – which is why it’s extremely important to make sure that you brush regularly and visit …
interesting facts about mummification
7 Dec

13 Interesting Facts About Mummification

Mummification is a process where a human or animal that has died is preserved for a long duration by preventing their body from decomposing. Want to find out more? Here are some fun facts about mummification… 1. Egyptians were practicing mummification for centuries. Mummification became a cultural component in death for Egyptians as early as …
Breakfast Foods That Help Weight Loss
1 Dec

5 Breakfast Foods That Help Weight Loss

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and the truth is that in many ways, it is! When it comes to weight loss, a lot of people assume that abandoning the cereal and the toast and fasting through the morning is the way to go, and for some people, …