This is a well written book encouraging the use of a lifestyle diet closer to the earth - staying away from the preservatives, salts, and sugars that are the enemies of a healthy body. The book show the reader how to implement the diet and keep as a way of life. It is a very reasonable approach to fueling our bodies so they work as well as they are able. When one buys a machine, it is important to maintain it so it will last as long as possible. By the same token, it is important to maintain our bodies for optimum and lasting performance. I recommend this book to everyone serious about health and happiness.