The public is a complex field, and the war with the tobacco industry has been hard fought and is still going. What are two of the greatest factors that have mitigated tobacco usage over the years?
Tax increases for the less affluent, and the surgeons general warning for the more health conscious.
Are all calories created equal?
No, a calorie is not simple, a calorie. Calories can be bound to certain phytonutrients, or simply be indigestible (e.g. fiber), making them quite unequal in many circumstances—physiologically. The same amount of calories of cheese will have the vastly different effect on the human body than an equivalent number of calories of apples, for example.
What is the most common mnemonic for memorizing the taxonomic hierarchy?
Dumb—Domain Kids—Kingdom Play—Phylum Chess—Class On—Order Freeway—Family Get—Genus Smashed—Species