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I wouldn't say that a human is "likely" to get sick by drinking from a puddle, I'd say "at some risk". It isn't desperately dangerous, although don't take that as a recommendation. There are many infections you can get from water (bacterial, viral, amoebal, and I presume fungal). You don't want to risk them, but probably won't actually encounter them in that ...


The three meals a day seems to be a cultural trait. Then what is the optimal number of meals a day? It is not known. Here are the results of some studies: Reduced meal frequency: It was found that the body can adapt to a single meal a day by modifying circulating hormone levels and glucose tolerance [1]. However it does not modify lipogenesis rates [2]. It ...

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