For Your InformationPosted: June 12, 2008
Here we are with week two of Thursday’s “For Your Information”. Remember, this is where we trade intelligence: I share with you and you share with me. Ready?
*Peas and eggplant contain antifertility agents. I think I’m gonna have to stop eating these!
*A single carrot per day cuts the risk of lung cancer among smokers in half! (read in Nourishing Traditions)
*Some strawberry farms spray 500 pounds of pesticides per acre. Buy organic. (fact from a 1993 Environmental Working Group Study)
*Bees maintain a temperature of 92-93 degrees Fahrenheit in their central brood nest regardless of whether the outside temperature is 110 or -40 degrees.
*The brain of a worker honey bee is about a cubic millimeter but has the densest neuropile tissue of any animal.
Okay, Your Turn!