Subscribe for free to Dr. Gregers videos at bit.ly DESCRIPTION: The water content of plant foods may help explain why those eating plant-based diets are, on average, so slim. Can ice be thought of as having even "fewer" calories than water since the body has to warm it up? The reference to phytonutrients that alter gut flora was an allusion to yesterdays video-of-the-day (nutritionfacts.org Not only is fiber also calorie-free, but one might think of it in the same snow cone "negative calorie" light, given the fermentation of fiber in our bowel into anti-obesity compounds (nutritionfacts.org as well as anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer compounds (nutritionfacts.org Tomorrow well continue with the obesity prevention theme with Diet vs. Exercise for weight loss (nutritionfacts.org one of the videos I featured in my full 2012 presentation Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death (nutritionfacts.org Have a question for Dr. Greger about this video? Leave it in the comment section at nutritionfacts.org and hell try to answer it!