Eating Snot is healthy

26.04.2013 Misc Science #Yuck

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Ein Biochemie-Prof an der Uni Saskatchewan hat eine Theorie aufgestellt, laut der Popelessen gesund sein soll. Die Begründung klingt für mich ziemlich logisch und jetzt sucht er Freiwillige für eine Studie. Wer will?

"By consuming those pathogens caught within the mucus, could that be a way to teach your immune system about what it's surrounded with?" is the hypothesis Scott Napper posed to his students. Napper noted that snot has a sugary taste and that may be a signal to the body to consume it and derive information for the immune system.

Picking your nose and eating it may be good for you