Garlic and onions are toxic to cats and dogs.
Garlic helps strengthen your body's defenses against allergies; helps loosen plaque from the artery walls; helps regulate your blood sugar levels; and is the best choice for killing and expelling parasites such as pin worms from the human body.
Out of all the muscles in your body, the muscles that control your eyes are the most active.
Each of your eyes has a small blind spot in the back of the retina where the optic nerve attaches. You don’t notice the hole in your vision because your eyes work together to fill in each other’s blind spot.
Some people are born with two differently colored eyes. This condition is heterochromia.
Newborns don’t produce tears. They make crying sounds, but the tears don’t start flowing until they are about 4-13 weeks old.
Air pollution causes rubber tires on automobiles to crack and become porous.
A person breathes about 16 kg of air everyday. As a comparison, we consume 0.7 kg of food and 1.4 kg to 2.3 kg of water per day. Needless to say, the quality of the air around us does have a significant impact on our health.
Daily upto 80 hair fall is normal.
Jupiter's 4 biggest moons are named Europa, Ganymede, Callisto and Io.
Because of lower gravity, a person who weighs 100kg on earth would only weigh 38kg on the surface of Mars.
The Solar System formed around 4.6 billion years ago.
Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system with a surface temperature of over 450 degrees celcius.
Marijuana has not been shown to cause mental illness.
In India as early as the sixth century B.C., the famous medical treatise Charaka â€“ Sanhita celebrates the onion as medicine â€“ a diuretic, good for digestion, the heart, the eyes, and the joints.
In Egypt, onions were considered to be an object of worship. The onion symbolized eternity to the Egyptians who buried onions along with their Pharaohs.
Onions are high in vitamin C
An 8-ounce baked or boiled potato has only about 100 calories.
The potato is about 80% water and 20% solids.
In October 1995, the potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space.