Try new things, observe the effects of trying new things, question the observations.
In the last few days I indulged in drinking coffee with warm milk rather than water causing interesting effects. My body (or brain) took to this new nutritional input like a fish to water, partly I think because caffeine and the amino acid tyrosine in the milk crosses the brain-blood barrier fast with rapid impact. Tyrosine is a building block of the proteins behind the messenger nervous system in the body and brain.
The first impact was when I was running, I can smell the caffeine being dumped out of the pores of my skin so I smell of coffee. This reminds me of the effects of garlic which does the same thing. The garlic is a natural way to keep biting insects away (your friends too), they apparently dislike the smell and taste of garlic.
The second impact was I lost my appetite. For three days I have not been able to bring myself to eat anything apart from a sandwich which I tried to force myself to eat. There is no adverse effects on my energy levels, and I am careful to leave the coffee out of my diet in the evening. Evidently warm milk before bed is good for sleep. At a cost of some three pints of milk a day and moderate “normal” level of coffee granules I have managed to totally obliterate my appetite. Could this be a new way to lose weight? The coffee-hot milk diet.
This was all accidental, but I have become addicted quickly to the coffee-milk drink. The quantity I am drinking does not appear to be large, equivalent of three to four pints of milk a day. The impacts have been immediate and noticeable. Now my curiosity has been aroused I will stay with this experiment, but will be drinking more water.
Moral of this story: try new things, be observant of the effects of trying new things, question the observations. In this is the path of invention and discovery, plus a good topic for a blog post.