Aging and Life Extension

"The only certain things in life are death and taxes". This category deals with the secrets to a long and healthy life, and the consequences of old-age.

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Aging and Life Extension

If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what age would it be?

I think five years old. I miss nap time.

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Units of Measure
Weight and Mass

How much is 150 pounds in kilogram?

150 pounds is equal to 68.0388555 Kilograms.

1 Pound = 0.45359237 Kilograms

150 Pounds * 0.45359237 Kilograms = 68.0388555 Kilograms.

Algebraic Steps / Dimensional Analysis Formula 150 lb*1 kg

2.2046 lb=68.0388555 kg

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Guinness World Records
Biggest, Strongest, Fastest and Other Extremes

Who was the oldest person who ever lived?

The oldest verified & documented person to have ever lived was Jeanne Calment of France (February 21, 1875 - August 4th 1997), who lived to the age of 122 years and 164 days.

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Dieting and Weight Loss
Carbohydrates and Low-Carb Diets
Aging and Life Extension

What is the recommended daily sodium intake?

The American Heart Association recommends that for every 1,000 Calories of food consumed, the sodium intake should be 1,000 mg and should not exceed the 3,000 mg limit.

Note that most of this sodium doesn't come from adding salt to food, but rather from the sodium levels in highly processed foods we eat. There may be more sodium in less salty-tasting food; ex., high sodium salad dressings versus salty french fries.
Human's daily sodium intake should be around 2,400 milligrams. However, this recommendation may vary depending on a person's size, and medical conditions.

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How long do teeth last in humans?

Teeth are one of the few things in a human that can last centuries of burial and give historians clues on diet, age, type of death, diseases, and region where they grew up/lived.

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Will a spoonful of honey before bed help you sleep?

Recent research shows that having a spoon of honey before bed can aid sleep and a cup of water and honey at morning and at night can help relieve high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries and other related diseases.

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Weight and Mass

How many kilograms is 150 pounds?

First take the weight in pounds and multiply by 453.59. The resulting number is the weight in grams. To convert grams to kilograms, simply divide by 1000. Or, an easier option is to take the weight given in pounds and multiply by 0.45359. In this case the answer is 68.03 kilograms.

150 pounds = 68.03886 kg (to 5 dp)

150 pounds = 68.04 kilograms.

150 pounds is equal to 68.0388555 Kilograms.

1 Pound = 0.45359237 Kilograms

150 Pounds * 0.45359237 Kilograms = 68.0388555 Kilograms.

Algebraic Steps / Dimensional Analysis Formula 150 lb*1 kg

2.2046 lb=68.0388555 kg

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Health
Cardiovascular Health
Aging and Life Extension

How does using steroids lead to strokes and heart attacks?

What do steroids do? They increase your muscle strength and size. What is your? a muscle. What does steroids do to your body? Makes it larger increasing the stress on you're heart to pump the blood. That's why most over sized people die of some kind of heart disease. The heart can only take so much the bigger you are the harder your heart has to work.

Not too mention also that steroids also messes with your hormone level. Meaning your hair and teeth will die and fallout prematurely. Oh, yeah if you're a guy your balls will shrink, if you're a girl get use to that black thick hair that you had little of before and now have to shave weekly or daily.

They aren't worth it you risk all that for what a few muscles that are going to turn into fat anyway. If you're lazy enough to do put the work in to get that big in the first place, you're probably just as lazy to keep it in place.

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Arthritis
Aging and Life Extension
Nuts

Does eating peanuts aggravate arthritis?

Yes, peanuts and peanut butter can aggravate arthritis.

I was a peanut butter eater all my life, I am now 58. I would have starved to death if nobody had invented peanut butter, it was my main diet many days. Now I cannot eat peanut butter, it aggravates my arthritis. I tried almond butter and it was a lot worst than peanut butter. I find cashews bad too.

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Senior Citizens

Why do old people get very tired very fast?

they have a slower metabolism and as you age your hormone levels change which influence energy levels

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Jazz Music
Aging and Life Extension

What is the life expectancy of a jazz musician?

The life expectancy of a jazz musician is no more or less than any other musician unless he has underlying health concerns.

I don't know the life expectancy of musicians who play other genres of music but the life expectancy of a jazz musician has been calculated to be only 37 years old. It may be hard to believe but it's true. Of course, many live to a ripe old age but, nevertheless, so many have died young that even with the less stressful lifestyles that today's jazz musicians have compared, say, to those of the 1950's and earlier that it will be a while before this average rises appreciably.

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Eyes
Aging and Life Extension

What is the function of pupil on human eye?

The pupil serves two important functions - to control the illumination in the eye, and to improve the optical quality of the image on the retina. The first function is obvious - the smaller the hole, the less light gets in. It therefore serves to regulate the light level within the retina. The second function is very important because as the pupil gets larger, more aberrations are created and the image on the retina gets "messier". People with no iris (aniridia) have very poor visual acuity because the eye can't get a sharp image, both because there is to much light (over-saturation) and because there are lots of optical aberrations present. One final function of the pupil is to increase depth of focus, similar to an aperture stop on a camera. This basically increases the range (distance) over which things appear sharp.

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Hair
Aging and Life Extension

How do you soften gray hair?

Deep condition your hair atleast twice a week. Use styling products with an oil base, which penetrates the hair, helping to smooth it out Apply olive oil to your hair before washing it and massage your head to stimulate the follicles. (this also helps with proper blood flow to the brain).

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What is a submissive attitude?

if you're submissive, you do what your told with no question and can come across as being scared of the person you are being submissive to. Submissive posture is different to dominant. You would stand smaller and would probably look down /fidget a bot. Being submissive can be mis-read as being scared, but it's kinda being really obedient and trusting. A submissive dog would do as it's told and would not jump up or bark at the person, it would be calm/submissive :)

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Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

How old is Ben Best?

There is no firm birth information, but he appeared to be in his thirties as of 2006, when he appeared in the movie The Foot Fist Way. He was a co-creator of the HBO series Eastbound & Down (2009-2013). He may be a contemporary of longtime collaborator Danny McBride (born December 29, 1976).

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Protestantism
Aging and Life Extension

Is there life after seventy?

Very much so! God may give us 'three score years and ten' but he also gives us the time we have to make the most of life. Jesus said 'I come to give you life and life in is fullness', so never feel that you are too old for anything. Don't forget, Picasso did his best paintings in his 80s, John Glenn went into space in his 70s. A friend of mine taught himself to play the church organ (including pedals!) having never touched a note before, when he was 75 and now he plays Bach preludes and fugues at the wonderful age of 92 years young. So after 70 you can do anything if you put your mind to it.

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Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

How old is Lily Tomlin?

Lily Tomlin is 77 years old (birthdate: September 1, 1939).

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What is the expected life age of a male born in 1948?

78

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How much taller are you in the morning?

About a half a centimeter

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Guinness World Records

Who is the oldest person in the world?

As of April 20th 2018,

Oldest Living Woman : Chiyo Miyako of Japan (born May 2, 1901 - 116 years old).

Oldest Living Man : Masazo Nonaka of Japan (born July 25, 1905 - 112 years old).

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The oldest documented person to have ever lived was Jeanne Calment, who was born on 21 February 1875.

She died on 4 August 1997, at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

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Why do the Japanese live longer than Canadians?

The diet of the Japanese contains a lot of fish, very little red meat, and a lot of fruits and vegetables. These things have been proven to contribute to longevity.

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What do you do for dead nerves in your legs?

Unless your leg has had a trauma injury (a break or a cut) that has damaged the derve in the leg itself, nerve problems in the legs are usually caused by problems in the lower back (spine). You need to go and see a qualified medical practitioner (a doctor) and get yourself checked out.

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Sports
Surfing
Aging and Life Extension
Bethany Hamilton

What day did Bethany Hamilton lose her arm?

October 31, 2003

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English to Chinese

What is Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang used for?

I am using it for a dog that is nervous and has serious fear issues, plus he has a heart problem.

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Demographics
Guinness World Records

How old is the oldest person in the world?

As of April 2018, Chiyo Miyako of Japan is the oldest person on Earth (born May 2, 1901).

She was 116 years old when the last person born in the 19th century died (Nabi Tajima of Japan).

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The longest documented lifespan is that of Jeanne Calment of France (1875-1997), who died at age 122 years and 164 days.

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