The Health Transformation Getaway with Dr Joel Fuhrman, Eat to Live and Eat for Health New York Best Selling Author was wonderfully informative, educational and an opportunity to integrate a healthy lifestyle with plant based sourced nutrient dense foods and exercise and movement. Did you know that there are two different types of nutrients? The Macronutrients are protein, carbohydrates and fat; and, Micronutrients are vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals! The most important aspect of the nutritarian diet is to enjoy the most nutrition dense foods over the amount of calories. Here are some of the benefits: Low-calorie, high nutrient intake prolongs lifespan, enhances cellular repair, reduces inflammatory response, suppresses genetic alterations, decrease free radicals, slows the metabolic rate, enhances DNA repair, removes toxins, free radicals and AGE’S which are AGEs are toxic compounds. Their full name is Advanced Glycation End products, and they form naturally in small amounts in our body. Until recently, scientists thought AGEs were just normal byproducts of our metabolic system linked to sugar. I ate lots of nutritionally dense food with wonderful desserts and lost 5 pounds and my husband also!!!!