Peter Sterling has studied how humans physiology changes to adapt in anticipation of changing environments, especially the past 250 years since the Industrial Revolution. He notes that for the US population’s blood pressure begins to increase upon entry into elementary school (for many the beginning of social pressures and expectations) and continues to increase throughout the lifespan. Yet, this is not so for populations in some other countries. Why? (He thoroughly answers this and similar questions in his book, What is Health?1that will be released later this month). … [Read more...] about Understanding Allostasis: Can Society Change Its Setpoints?
Rainbows even helped mankind to know how to make love. A Japanese myth tells of the first man Isanagi and the first woman Isanami who stood on the floating bridge of heaven while creating the island of Onogoro. They then walked down to earth on this rainbow bridge( Niji), watched all the animals around them and learned how to make love. That's not all they watched the birds and learned to eat with chopsticks. … [Read more...] about Interesting Myths And Facts About The Rainbow