1-We eat food and drink beverages that look, smell and taste great that are available in larger and larger quantities but have minimal nutritional value.

2-Many people consume excessive amounts of caffeinated beverages and alcohol. These can act as diuretics, remove nutrients from our bodies and interfere with nutrient absorption, besides adding toxic substances that can also be very harmful to the body itself.

3-Many people still smoke which depletes nutrients from the body.

4-Many of us often eat on the run, skip meals and consume foods based on their convenience versus their nutritional value. 

5-Many of us go through periods of time when we travel and get into situations where it is difficult to eat nutritionally balanced meals regularly.