1) the same 2)never read anything, I have done 40 3)I don't know anymore than what is in the FAQ. Other people have been on the forums with the same question but never answered questions. 4) you need oil for digestion. with cold food I add some olive oil and in some warm veggies eg coconutoil. Don't use canola oil, not healthy.
I get most of my information from Andreas Moritz 's book Timeless Secrets for Health and Rejuvenationhttp://www.ener-chi.com