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Add to the list of recommendations for safe car travel this unusual tip: keep saliva inside your vehicle until it is no longer in motion. A Florida man learned this unwritten rule the hard way (literally) when he fell out of a moving car while attempting to spit. Fortunately for motorists traveling along the same stretch of highway, the man was not behind the wheel of the car; however, unfortunately for the man, the vehicle was moving 45 mph. The man is being treated at West Florida Hospital.
How has Alven Arbuckle lived into his 102nd year? Simple: he eats half-and-half and Cream of Wheat every morning for breakfast, and includes mayonnaise, bacon and butter in his regular diet. Arbuckle’s son says of his aging dad’s regimen, “It’s supposed to kill you, but it didn’t kill him off.” In spite of his diet (or perhaps because of it), Arbuckle doesn’t know how he’s lived so long. He guesses, “I don’t know, being ornery.”
Speaking of fatty foods, which do you think is saltier: McDonald’s salads, or McDonald’s Big Mac burger and fries? The answer may surprise you: the salads! A report by Consensus Action on Salt and Health (also known as Cash) found that McDonald’s crispy chicken Caesar and grilled chicken Caesar contain 3.5g and 3.3g of salt per portion, respectively. The Big Mac and small fries contain 2.5g of salt. Professor of cardiovascular medicine and chairman of Cash, Graham McGregor, says, “[research] shows that people who reduce their salt intake by [about 2-3g] can reduce their risk of having a heart attack or stroke by a quarter.”
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