Health Facts – 90 Interesting Facts About Health

Interesting facts about health and fitness

The smell of sage can reduce anxiety and sadness.

Plague contains 300 species of bacteria.

Expressing gratitude boosts happiness and decreases depression.

Spending time in nature increases happiness.

Oatmeal boosts serotonin, which calms your brain and improves mood.

1 in 6 people in U.S. will become sick from a foodborne illness every year at an estimated annual cost of $77 billion.

4 billion are affected by mosquito borne diseases every year.

75% of emerging pathogens such as West Nile, Ebola and Avian Influenza are transmitted from animals to humans.

Sleepwalking affects about 15% of children and 2% of adults.

47% of men and 58% of women are thin and unhealthy rather than being fat and healthy.