01/09/2014 03:51 pm ET Updated Mar 11, 2014

Nutrition Is Complex and Controversial

Why is there so much confusion and controversy over nutrition?

Like many other complex subjects, it's hard to find two experts who agree on anything when it comes to the nuances of eating.

For me, experts have far less credibility -- especially in this science -- if they do not practice what they preach.

With the help of my amazing team and through my own experience disseminating information, we've come to understand exactly what the healthiest diet is for the "average" human.

No two people's internal chemistries are in the same place at the same time. We are unique, bio-dynamic individuals and there is NOT a universal diet for every man, woman, and child.

There are, however, simple laws that apply to human physiology.

The first law is perhaps the easiest one to grasp: for every dietary mistake you leave out, no matter what it is, there will be an immediate and reciprocal improvement in your chemistry.

Our general problems are: we eat processed foods; we eat too much; we eat too many times a day and too late at night; we do not combine foods properly; we overload on protein and obsess over calories; we eat foods loaded with chemicals; we don't eat enough raw fruits and vegetables; we don't drink enough raw green juices; and we don't give enough attention to cleansing and resting the digestive system on a regular basis. The biggest killer of all is the consumption of processed foods.

When we abstain from foods and habits that interfere with the natural healing ability of the body, there is an improvement in our overall chemistry. One such improvement is the reduction of inflammation, which is critical because inflammation is at the root of most illnesses.