Lauren's Health Project

By: Lauren Headington

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Quick and Fun Health Facts

Facts: Ounce by ounce healthy food cost 10 times more than junk food. Chicken quotations 266% more fat than it did 40 years ago. There is a food substitute intended to supply all daily nutritional needs known as “soylent”. Coconut water can be used in emergences as a substitute for blood plasma. Almost half of the world’s thrown away every year. Carrots were originally purple. Honey is the only food that will never rot, it can last 3,000 years. Cheese is the most stolen food in the world. Scientist can turn peanut butter into diamonds. An average person in the U.S eats 35 tons of food in a lifetime. Fortune cookies are not a traditional custom. They were invented in early 1900 in San Francisco. Dynamite is made with peanuts. Airplane food isn’t very good tasty because our sense of smell and taste decrease from 20 to 50 percent. Eskimos use refrigerators to stop their food from freezing. Eating fast food regularly has the same impact on the livers as hepatitis. In the U.S. childhood food allergies cost nearly US $25 billion dollars every year. 49% of the U.S. adults eat one sandwich a day. The jars of Nutella sold in a years could cover the great wall of China 8 times. India has the world’s lowest meat consumption per person. Octopuses are eaten alive in Korea. Almost 70 percent of red meat is globally is goat meat. During the average meal you eat over 90,00 miles of DNA. 100 years ago most americans used to spend 43% of each day working just to get food. Now it’s just 7%. Norman Borlaug, an agricultural scientist developed new strains of crops which yielded 4 times as much food he said to have saved the lives over a billion people making him one of the influential men in human history. Microwaving food does not diminish the nutrients when done right, it’s actually one of the most nutritionally sound methods in food preparation. In 2012 divers discovered a 200 year old roman shipwreck that was so well persevered even the food was intact in its storage jars. In South India, people roll over left over food severed to brahmins in the belief that all troubles and ailments will be cured.California is the world’s 5th largest supplier of food. In August 10, 2015 Nasa astronauts ate food that has been grown in space for the first time.

Fast Food Facts

Popular forms of fast foods include burgers,fries,pizza,fish and chips,kebabs and fried chicken!

Well known fast food restaurants include Mc Donald's, KFC, Pizza Hut,Taco Bell and Burger King!

As well as at restaurants, Fast food is sold at convenience stores and gas stations. Examples of this includes hot dogs,meat pies and doughnuts!

Fast foods are really bad for you!

So remember not to eat to much and if you do try to eat vegetables,fruit and good stuff for you!

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Relax With Beautiful Bath Salts

What you will need:

* 1 cup of washing soda

* A plastic bag

* A rolling pin (or something similar that can crush lumps)

* A bowl

* A spoon for stirring

* Essential oil

* Food coloring


1.Take the cup of washing soda and put it into a plastic bag. Crush the lumps with a rolling pin or similar object.

2.Empty the bag into a bowl and stir in 5 or 6 drops of your favorite essential oil such as rosemary, lavender or mint.

3.Stir in a few drops of food coloring until the mixture is evenly colored.

4.Put the mixture into clean dry containers and enjoy as you please.

Whats happening:

Bath Salts are typically made from Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate), table salt (sodium chloride) or washing soda (sodium carbonate). The chemical makeup of the mixture makes it easy to form a lather. Bath salts are said to improve cleaning and deliver an appealing fragrance when bathing.

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Life Span Facts!

Japan- Overall lifespan-82,Females-86,Males-79

Hong Kong- Overall lifespan-82,Females-85,Males-79

Irland- Overall lifespan-81,Females-83, Males-80

Switzerland- Overall lifespan-81, Females-84,Males- 79

Australlia- Overall lifespan-81,Females-83,Males-78

Spain- Overall lifespan-80,Females-83,Males-78

Izreal- Overall lifespan-80,Females-82,Males-78

Sweden- Overall lifespan-80,Females-83,Males-78

Macau- Overall lifespan-80,Females-82,Males-78

France- Overall lifespan-80,Females-84,Males-77

Sitting for more than three hours a day can cut two years of someone’s life expectancy!

Sleeping less than 7 hours each night can reduce your life expectancy!