This should put your dieting into perspective—this container holds five
pounds of human body fat! Imagine carrying five or ten of these on your back.
That's what you're doing to your body when you gain weight.
we get fat, Dr. Oz explained, is because our ancestors survived because they
could store fat. In modern society, with no problems of food shortage, we're
taking in more fat than we need to survive. By controlling your weight, Dr. Oz
says, you can add years to your life.