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Friday Fun Fact

When we’re born, our spines consist of 33 individual vertebrae.

As we age, some of these vertebrae fuse together. The five vertebrae composing our sacrum become one bone and the coccygeal vertebrae – which can vary from three to five bones – fuse together as one. Thus, the tailbone is formed.

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Friday Fun Fact

Over 100 joints allow for the spine’s extreme flexibility and range of movement.

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Friday Fun Fact

Ounce for ounce, kiwis pack the biggest nutritional punch of any fruit in your produce aisle. They have twice the vitamin C of an orange, and they’re another high-potassium, low-salt alternative to bananas. They’re packed with other vitamins, minerals, and heart-healthy nutrients, too.

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Friday Fun Fact

Bananas are berries!

A true berry is a fruit that develops from a single flower and a single ovary. The ovary is the female part of a flower. That means grapes, kiwis, and even bananas are berries. Think about that the next time you peel into a banana.

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Friday Fun Fact

Red Peppers are fruits!

Surprised? Scientists define fruit as the part of a plant that develops from a flower and has seeds. So that means bell peppers — along with squash, cucumbers, and pumpkins — are fruits. It’s up to you whether or not to include any of those items in your next fruit salad…Red-Pepper.jpg

Friday Fun Fact

One in five adults fail to get enough sleep.

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Friday Fun Fact

  • Adults who don’t get enough sleep tend to act sluggish, but sleep-deprived children may be hyperactive.

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