Bloat (gastric dilatation) and central obesity are much alike.
Human beings are way too "evolved" to be diagnosed with "bloat."
Humans are too "civilized" for such a vulgar five-letter medical diagnosis.
The average Joe or Jane would be insulted if their doctor diagnosed them with a "veteri... Read More
Ten to 30 percent of "healthy" people experience abdominal bloating, according to an International Scholarly Research Notices (ISRN) website.
Stephen Norman Sullivan ("Functional Abdominal Bloating with Distention," Jun. 19, 2012) wrote …
"Visible, measurable, uncomfortable distention of the... Read More
Cartoonist Bill Amend inadvertently acknowledged a first principle of Weight Control and Body Shaping in his comic strip Foxtrot (Jun. 6, 2001) ...
First panel: Two boys are blowing bubblegum, and the bubbles are small.
Second panel: The bubbles get huge.
Third panel: One boy tells the othe... Read More
96 percent of our mass is constructed out of only four atomic elements …
carbon / hydrogen / oxygen / nitrogen
That's why these three tales are closely related ...
1) Mabel (not her real name) was on my massage table.
I propped up one of her legs with my index finger and asked her chir... Read More
A tree pulls water up its trunk by negative pressure created by leaf tension.
Water and nutrients are pulled from the roots to the leaves by the difference in water potential between the soil and the atmosphere.
A giant redwood needs no heart to accomplish this feat.
The heart doesn't circu... Read More