A large volume of evidence suggests that the single biggest factor in avoiding degenerative disease is eating an appropriate diet. The food we eat impacts our health in more ways than just maintaining a healthy weight. As often as possible, foods should be whole and natural, not altered or processed. When eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, we are on the right track healthy living. Avoiding entertainment foods with excess sugar and salt is a vital “key” in maintaining energy, vitality, and a healthy weight.