Health Facts

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One study showed that women with higher body weights were favoured by men who were hungry. Researchers believe this is due to an evolutionary reaction to the shortage of resources; in other words, a heavier woman advertises access to more resources, such as food.

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Fire helped people to cook their food, making it easier to chew and digest food, which, in turn, led to reducing the size of the human tooth and gut.

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The modifications in a human pelvis that allow people to walk upright have made it exceptionally more dangerous for children to bear than the rest of the animal kingdom. Additionally, the lumbar curve in the lower back, which helps humans maintain balance, is more susceptible to pain and injury.

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Air pollution is killing more individuals now than smoking.

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We take approximately 22,000 breaths per day.

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Your sneezing speed is 160 km / h.

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The three most prevalent illnesses include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa is marked by self-hunger, weight loss, irrational fear of weight gain, and a warped view of the body. Bulimia nervosa is characterized by a period of compulsive binging accompanied by purging by different methods,

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Anorexia is the third most prevalent chronic condition in teenagers.

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Almost 14 per cent of gay males have bulimia and more than 20 per cent have anorexia. Scientists suggest, though, that the high figures for homosexuals could be due to their being more relaxed admitting to eating disorder and pursuing care, not that homosexuality is a cause in the creation of eating disorder.

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Celebrities with a history of eating disorders include Paula Abdul, Karen Carpenter, Jane Fonda, Elton John, Princess Diana, Lynn Redgrave, Billy Bob Thornton, and Joan Rivers.

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