This truly is a great metaphor. Think of food as the raw materials used to build your body.  Stress, exercise, thoughts, all the things you do are signals instructing and creating a blue print for what type of a body to build.  During Sleep time is when your body shifts gears into high maintenance mode (repair what you broke so you can live your life and rebuild what no longer functions properly.  Water facilities ALL cellular functions. 

In an exclusive Newsmax Health interview, Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of the "Eat to Live Cookbook," reveals three foods you should eat every day and how to boost your diet to lose weight, reverse disease, and live longer.

Excerpt from Jeff Novick RD MS talk on the GET HEALTHY RED DVD set. Healthy Weight Loss: How to Succeed Without Trying. 

CALORIE DENSITY -- How to Eat More, Weigh Less and Live Longer. This is a short excerpt from Jeff Novick's 90-minute presentation on Calorie Density. Understanding a few simple concepts about calorie density is one of the keys to safe and permanent weight loss.
Ten Best and Worst Foods for Health and Longevity

Ten Best and Worst Foods for Health and Longevity

TED Fellow Christina Warinner is an expert on ancient diets. So how much of the diet phad the "Paleo Diet" is based on an actual Paleolithic diet? The answer is not really any of it.