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Yo, today I am going to share a diagram with you, that I share with all of my clients. I was actually doing this yesterday, and I was like wow, I have never done this on YouTube before. It's a really good diagram that will kind of help you to kind of see the big picture of what's going on with this whole nutrition, health, and wellness thing. It's not going to be anything new to a lot of people, but it's a great way to help other people to understand why nutrients are so important to staying healthy and to staying disease free. I have got my clipboard out, I have got my pen, and let's go at it. The first thing I do when I write out my diagram is I write down cells. Your body is made out of like 100 trillion cells. So when you look in the mirror, you are basically looking at a combination of all of these cells, they are like your building blocks that make you, you. But more specifically, what do they build? So on the next level here, under cells, I want to write all those things down or a few of those things. Muscles. Muscles are made out of cells. Your bones are made out of cells. Your blood is made out of cells. Organs are made out of cells. Glands are made out of cells. All these important vital things here, these vital structures and fluids are made out of cells. So what does this level, what do these things make? Well, these things, I can't say make, but they play a role in your systems. So when I say systems, I am talking about reproductive system, your circulatory system, your respiratory system, and so on and so forth, and so the health of your systems is dependent upon the health of your muscles, bones, blood, organs, and glands. This level here is influenced by the health of your cells. But I don't think that we take enough time to consider what do our cells need? What builds our cells? What do they need to stay nourished? What type of building blocks do they need? So if the cells are like brick houses, what are the bricks, and are we getting them the bricks or are we trying to build brick houses with wood? It kind of seems like what we are doing. So cells, they need water, they need the H2O. You can go several months without food but you can only go three or four days without water, so water is absolutely critical. Next up we need the Macro Nutrients; we need Proteins, Amino Acids. We need fat, Fatty acids. We need Carbohydrates, Glucose. We need all of these things for ourselves as well. So I am going to put protein, fat, and carbohydrates up there as well. Next up we have got Vitamins; we all know about Vitamins. Next up we have got Minerals, and trace minerals, and then lastly, Enzymes. A lot of people don't know about enzymes. Enzymes, they drive the chemical reactions in your body. They are like the energizer bunny battery that makes everything go. So all of these things here, we need to get through our diet, and a lot of us aren't getting them. The thing about it is that they act synergistically. So they all need each other to work properly in order to fuel the cells and to build the cells. So let's just take this for instance, enzymes, let's think about our diet right now. Enzymes, our bodies can produce, but enzymes also come from food. So you have lots of enzymes in meat. However, if you overcooked your meat, if you cook the heck out of it and kill your meat, then you are also killing the enzymes. Enzymes also come in fruits and vegetables, however if your fruits and vegetables are coming from a non-organic source or if they are coming from Argentina and spending a month in transport to get to your plate, then they are going to lose a lot of the enzymes as well. So we are definitely not getting the amount of enzymes that we really truly need. Then to take that further, we have got vitamins and minerals. Vitamins and minerals are considered to be cofactors. So what they do is they are needed to activate the enzymes to get them to do their job. So like I said, everything is synergistic. If you are