We might be conscious about what we eat, but sometimes we don’t consider the meaning or purpose behind that action. To understand the basis of nutrition, we must first answer a few fundamental questions. For example, Why do we eat? To energize, to grow and develop, to purify and cleanse, to prevent and fight disease, to nurture our outer beauty, to socialize and enjoy.
Next: Test your knowledge with Dr. Gundry’s six food and weight-loss myths: