Did you know these facts about women?

1. Beauty sweat

In ancient Rome, women used gladiator sweat on their skin as a beauty serum.

2. Childbirth

Across the world, a woman dies every 90 seconds during pregnancy or childbirth due to complications.

3. Chitter chat

On average, a woman speaks 13000 more words per day than a man.

4. Heart attacks

Symptoms of a heart attack are different in women and can present as indigestion, shoulder aches or nausea.

5. Protein

Men require more protein on average than women, simply because they weigh more.

6. Live long

Women live an average of 2-5 years longer than men because their immune systems age more slowly.

7. Oestrogen

Increased levels of oestrogen during menstruation appear to affect the structure of the hippocampus; the area responsible for memory and emotions.

8. Iron

Women under the age of 50 require 18mg of iron per day (due to menstruation) compared to 8mg required by men.

9. Tomatoes

The pH of the vagina is similar to the acidity of a tomato, scoring 4.5 on the pH scale.

10. Beauty toxins

On average, women apply 168 chemicals to their bodies daily through the use of cosmetics and personal-care products. Time for a Cleanse!

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