Tweaking Digestion

Walking after eating was formally called "taking a postprandial stroll." Walking after breakfast, lunch, and dinner fosters digestion by (1) heating the stomach and (2) intermixing the food in the stomach (think of the "poor little man in the pail" as a slow-motion washing machine). The stomac... Read More

Chromaffin Cells

The phenylalalnine- and tyrosine-saturated adrenal glands and chromaffin cells throughout the body control everything from cholesterol to tanning to pregnancy to aging. Progeria (premature aging) is an adrenal malfunction. Chromaffin cells in children are especially numerous at the bifurcation... Read More

Classroom Iconoclast

I love the taste of meat, but till I can eat dogs and cats and moles, I'm abstaining. I look into their effing eyes and I see myself. That's a bad trait for a soldier, according to James Jones in a book that intrigued me in my teens — From Here to Eternity. <> Reading books in high sch... Read More

Looking Through Walls?

Q — What's the pupil focus method to use convex vision? A — Look THROUGH a wall instead of AT it. According to Adano Ley (Swami Nitty-Gritty), "You already look through solid objects — the ones made of glass. Look through the wall the same way." So, Adano had us sit down and look thro... Read More