Genes and the environment affect the length of human life. In the study of identical twins, scientists predict that the impact from genes may not exceed 30%, which means that the vast majority of human life is dominated by the environment. Of the many environmental impact factors, almost no one has been deeply studied and discussed like diet. For example, the calorie intake limit is one of the areas being studied.
Compared to “how to eat”, “what to eat” is also a hot topic of research. Meat consumption is often placed under a microscope for research. Continue reading Who will live longer: meat eaters or vegetarians?
From time to time I find myself looking for a new spot to vacation, which is how I came across these vacation rentals in the Philippines. I wasn’t entirely sure whether or not that I actually wanted to go to the Philippines – it had crossed my mind in the past when I was visiting Singapore but without a more modern infrastructure I find it to be something of a concern. Who knows what could happen to an American like myself that could be judged to be rich when I’m not. I’ve heard horror stories told of Americans being robbed because criminals believe them to have a lot of money on them.
It does look like a beautiful place, though. Continue reading A Quiet Place to Rest Your Feet