Spock/Uhura Fan wrote:
This one seemed like it would be kind of bad right off the bat. It wasn’t all bad, though. Okay, here’s something that keeps getting to me. How are they able to eat food from all over the place and never get sick? Everyone’s food agrees with them? Even here we have people that are lactose intolerant and/or have celiac disease, not to mention various allergies. And that’s eating our own food
. With this being the first team searching around, it just doesn’t make any sense.
It's the gastric equivalent of the Universal Translator. The Vulcans gave it to earth so humans would stop ruining diplomatic dinners by getting the runs.
As to Desert Crossing, the whole point is when they take off their shirts. Nothing else matters.