" In fact, stomach acid is like a lead domino, setting off the release of all the digestive enzymes we need to break down and absorb the nutrients ..."
"Your stomach acid is like a boiling lava pit of digestive goodness. As such, it is imperative that the pH or acidity remains at a certain level."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.