25 Random Things…About Health

In the spirit of those annoying, addictive, you-know-you’re- reading-them-even-though-you- wish-you-weren’t Facebook notes popping up everywhere, Health.com presents its list of 25 random things you might not know about the human body, nutrition and exercise, sex, sickness, and health.


In the spirit of those annoying, addictive, you-know-youre- reading-them-even-though-you- wish-you-werent Facebook notes popping up everywhere, Health.com presents its list of 25 random things you might not know about the human body, nutrition and exercise, sex, sickness, and health. Go ahead: Pass it on to your friends.

1. Rinsing your nose with salt water can help keep you healthy and ward off allergy symptoms.

2.Dogs can smell cancer and low blood sugar.

3.People who enter their home through a door near the kitchen tend to eat 15% more than those who use the front door.

4.Youre more likely to have a heart attack on a Monday…or up to three days after youve been diagnosed with the flu or a respiratory tract infection.

5.You cant get a tan from your computer screen. No matter what this website tells you.

6.Obese people spend $485 more on clothing, $828 on extra plane seats, and $36 more on gas each year than their thinner counterparts.

7.Smokers are four times as likely to report feeling unrested after a nights sleep than nonsmokers, and are 70% more likely to develop hearing loss.

8.Eating fruits and vegetables may help the human body make its own aspirin.
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Last Updated: February 11, 2009

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