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WOW thats fabulous because, once i was heavily drunk, about 6-8 pegs. My friends were with me, they said "Rahul have a cig"....
I still remember it was a Marlboro lights cigarette. I said, no thanks, if i smoke i will vomit. I dint touch that cigarette. Till the next day evening i never bothered to look at the cigarette. Later i gave it a thought, why not extend this period of leaving smoking.
But after a week i grew mad, i had to smoke....i had to, what ever it takes. But i controlled. The next day i smoked one. Now i thought, its foolish to quit at once, it should be gradual, okay. Now i smoked thrice a week. Now it has increased a little bit, i am afraid now, i dont want to go back there again.
Ok, please tell me, what difference do you feel? i mean something related to skin? i mean more clear complexion or something related to lungs or any thing? Please dont mind me asking such question because i want something to fall back on when i get the urge to smoke. I mean i should say to myself : "dont smoke, because you will grow more fit if you dont."
Skin tone is better, lungs are way better, stamina, recovery, all is way better. Taste, smell, is better. Energy levels are better. WHat can I say? Smoking makes you feel like an old person. If you are 40, and want to feel 70, then smoke.
If you are 29, and want to feel like 40, smoke.
If not. Don't.
Its a loaded gun too, you know you risk killing yourself at 50 or so from some nasty disease. Its about what, 33% chance you will die?
That's the choice, and the older you get, the closer you get to the deadline.
"The whole idea that carbon dioxide is the main cause of the recent global warming is based on a guess that was proved false by empirical evidence during the 1990s." climate-models-go-cold
Note that they haven't got any data on cause and effect. So we don't know if mental illness makes you go vegan, or if a vegan diet makes you go mad.
Personally I'm betting on both, now, where's my bacon?
Cancer develops predominantly at a higher age, a lot because people haven't yet died from other deceases.
Correcting cancer rate to life expectancy and access to health care gives interesting results.
Comparing two countries that are so different in so many ways will not give you any usable results.
Indian life expectancy at 65 years may be lower than the world average but it is the higher infant mortality rate that is skewing it downwards.
Once someone gets past the age of 5 or 6, the life expectancy should improve though the murderous traffic and resulting fatalities should also cause a dip in average life expectancy.
I was never immunised against any disease except for smallpox vaccination and remain mostly healthy. DTP vaccine was unheard of and polio vaccine didn't make it to India till much later. You will find that my generation did fine with that one smallpox vaccination.
Correlation is not causality...but also, 2.2% of the study group were vegetarians (349 persons). (Given that sample size you could probably show a correlation between supporting Manchester United and cancer.