Most patients have a hard time understanding what real nourishment is and how it affects their health. Judy DeCava does an excellent job of showing us the path between the synthetic fractionated vitamins found at your local drugstore and the therapeutic value of whole vital foods. The old statement “we are what we eat” has proven itself a reality with the staggering statistics of the deteriorating health in this nation. This is an outstanding patient support tool or for those practitioners who just want well documented information. The sections, “Food for Thought” at the end of each chapter should be required reading.