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Scientists have found a way to predict how long someone will live – by measuring their genes as a baby.
Life expectancy is written into our DNA and is there to be seen from the day we are born.
Originally posted by jazzguy
there are too many variables to factor in, unless you live your whole life in a bubble, this means nothing.
thats just my opinion
Originally posted by ShadowAngel85
reply to post by TheGreatest
Who says all this health stuff is true? Outside of the typical "vegans live longer", "do sport, live longer" propaganda crap, it's not really proven. People died doing sport or exercising, people died because of malnutrition, people died of lung cancer even though they never smoked. I think it's to simple (but typical for humans) to look at the easiest solution and say "do this and this and you live longer", without any realy proof.
If it was the case of what you're saying, shouldn't ALL people who smoke die young? Yet there are some who reach 85-90 years or even more, despite smoking a pack a day. What about fat people? Shouldn't they all die by 40 at your logic? Yet someone like Alfred Hitchcock reached 80 years.
Life is not as simple as you think.