What is Acai: Acai (pronounced ( ah-sigh-EE ) is a fruit that grows on the Acai Palm Trees in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil. The Acai berry is small in size (smaller than a grape) and is dark purple in color. Acai is mostly seed, covered in a small amount of pulp. In fact, about 90% of the Acai berry is seed – it is important to note that no one eats the Acai berry seed.

Dr. Perricone, in his bestseller – “The Perricone Promise” picks Acai fruit as the #1 Super Food in the world.

Acai provides protein, which is a primary component of body tissues, including muscles and organs. It is rich in regenerative nutrients and powerful antioxidants to slow the aging process. In fact, users report that their skin looks healthier and more wrinkle free.

Your body’s ability to fight off or neutralize free radicals has enormous health implications. A look at the top four antioxidants in the world is very revealing: 1. Acai  2.Pomegranate  3. Green Tea   4.Water


80% of those who divorce during an affair regret the decision. Link

Women feel less guilt about a sexual affair than men

A woman is more likely to want to commit adultery during ovulation than at any other time in her cycle.

Experts have discovered that high levels of the hormone oestradiol make women more likely to cheat. The reason? It creates bigger breasts and smaller waists. As a result, they tend to get more attention and, therefore, have more sexual opportunities. Here

The average affair lasts two to four years. Link


A headless cockroach can survive for a couple of weeks. Its life would finally end due to starvation!

A crocodile can never stick its tongue out of its mouth.

Some coins are heavier than a hummingbird.

A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain.

Starfish don’t have brains.

It would take just one night for a mole to dig a tunnel measuring 300 feet in length.

The longest slumber ever! A snail can sleep for three years, at a stretch.

Gorillas can catch human colds and other illnesses.
Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions
When opossums are playing ‘possum, they are not “playing.” They actually pass out from sheer terror

Gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. It occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the body. The buildup of uric acid can lead to:

  • Sharp uric acid crystal deposits in joints, often in the big toe
  • Deposits of uric acid (called tophi) that look like lumps under the skin
  • Kidney stones from uric acid crystals in the kidneys
  • Arthritis is far from a new disease.  In fact, many researchers believe it has been a part of civilization since the beginning of time, even affecting dinosaurs millions of years ago.  Researchers also believe that skeletal remains from humans living around 4500 B.C. show signs of the disease.

Did you know that the word arthritis literally means joint inflammation?  That’s right, the word arthritis comes from the Greek words for joint (arthro) and inflammation (-itis).

There are over 100 forms of arthritis, including little talked about diseases like Kawasaki disease, which involves inflammation of the blood vessels, and Sweet’s syndrome, which is a skin condition marked by fever and painful skin lesions.

Were you aware that arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States?  According to the CDC, arthritis and rheumatic conditions cost the U.S. economy $128 billion annually and result in 44 million outpatient visits and 9,367 deaths each year.

Movement is one of the best treatment options for arthritis and can help most people prevent the onset of the disease in the first place. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) reports that strong evidence indicates both endurance and resistance types of exercise provide considerable disease-specific benefits for persons with osteoarthritis (OA) and other rheumatic conditions.

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and is a chronic disease that affects some 27 million Americans. OA is characterized by the breakdown of cartilage, which can cause stiffness and pain.

Arthritis is more common among women (24.9%) than men (18.1%), and girls are twice as likely to develop juvenile rheumatoid arthritis as boys.

Two of the simplest, least expensive and most effective methods of pain relief are heat and cold treatments.

Those daily difficulties can be eased by working with an occupational therapist

Arthritis is second only to heart disease as a cause of work disability.

39 million physician visits and more than 500,000 hospitalizations are attributable to arthritis.

Half of those Americans afflicted with arthritis do not think anything can be done to help them.

Arthritis refers to a large group of diseases that affect areas in and around joints.

The prevalence of arthritis increases with age.

The cause of most types of arthritis is unknown.

Arthritis costs the U.S. economy $86.2 billion per year.

Rheumatoid arthritis, the second most common form of arthritis, occurs when the body’s immune system reacts against its own joint linings, causing painful inflammation.

Lupus, a form of arthritis that causes chronic inflammation of lungs and tissues, occurs mostly in women of childbearing age.

People who are more than ten pounds overweight have an elevated risk of developing arthritis, especially in weight-bearing joints such as the knees.

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