These come from the Bottom Line Personal newsletter
- You can lose 5 pounds a year just by drinking 2 liters of water a day! Drinking water speeds your metabolism. In fact, you start to burn fat after you drink just two glasses.
- People who drive when they're tired are responsible for 1,500 deaths and 40,000 injuries a year. And in a recent survey, more than one-third of drivers admitted to dozing off behind he wheel at least once. A drowsy driving accident usually occurs when the driver has had less that 6 hours sleep in the last 24 hours, and has been driving for less than 3 hours.
- Finally, according to the New York Times, right-handed people DON'T live longer than lefties. This contradicts a 1991 study that found that lefties are more accident-prone, because the world caters more to right-handers. But recent studies show that right and left handed people have similar life-spans.