Healthy Eating Quotes for You

1. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” ~ Hippocrates

2. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” ~ Proverb

3. “The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.”  ~Chinese Proverb

4. “Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.”  ~William Shakespeare

5. “Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.” ~Old English Proverb

6. “He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything.” ~ Arabian proverb

7. “A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.”  ~Spanish Proverb

8. “He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.”  ~Chinese Proverb

9. “To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear. Water surrounds the lotus flower, but does not wet its petals.”  ~Buddha

10. “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” ~La Rochefoucauld

11. “Nobody can be in good health if he does not have all the time fresh air, sunshine and good water.” ~Native American saying

12. “Today, more than 95% of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise.”  ~Mike Adams

13. “Don’t eat anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food. There are a great many food-like items in the supermarket your ancestors wouldn’t recognize as food. Stay away from these.” ~Michael Pollan

14. “As for butter versus Margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.” ~Joan Gussow

15. “Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

16. “Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.”  ~Josh Billings

17. “Time And health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.”  ~Denis Waitley

18. “Just because you’re not sick doesn’t mean you’re healthy.”  ~Anonymous

19. “Sickness – nature’s vengeance for violating her laws.” ~Charles Simmons

20. “If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” ~Errick McAdams

21. “Never go to the supermarket hungry.” ~Anonymous

22. “One must eat to live, not live to eat.” ~Jean-Baptiste Poquelin

23. “Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.” ~Bethenny Frankel.

24. “The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” ~Ann Wigmore

25. “A healthy outside starts from the inside.”  ~Robert Urich

26. “Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”  ~Edward Stanley

27. “Garbage in garbage out.” ~George Fuechsel

28. “Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.” ~Birke Baehr

29. “You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces—just good food from fresh ingredients.” ~Julia Child

30. “No tricks, gimmicks, special pills, special potions, special equipment. All it takes is desire and will.” ~Richard Simmons

31. “Came from a plant, eat it; was made in a plant, don’t.”  ~Michael Pollan

32. “If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” ~Errick McAdams

33. “When we choose raw, organic plant-based foods, we take our power back, and we decide that we are going to have quality and that we are not going to suffer from the 50 ingredients that in the processed foods.” ~David Wolfie

34. “Someone has to stand up and say the answer isn’t another pill. The answer is spinach” ~Bill Maher

35. “By cleansing your body on a regular basis and eliminating as many toxins as possible from your environment, your body can begin to heal itself, prevent disease, and become stronger and more resilient than you ever dreamed possible!”  ~Dr. Edward Group III

36. “The doctors in the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but will rather cure and prevent diseases with nutrition.” ~Thomas Edison

37. “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” ~Irv Kupcinet

38. “A child’s body needs nutrition, not just food.” ~Julie Webb Kelley

39. “The early years are when you give your child a foundation for establishing a proper diet. If kids learn about the importance of eating healthy early in their lives, they will not have to relearn as an adult.” ~Nicole Henderson

40. “I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee or a ragout.” ~Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

41. “Eating habits are learned behaviors; they’re not intuitive. So what your children learn to eat at home early in life sticks with them well into adulthood.” ~Ann Cooper

42. “Children need to eat every three to four hours: three meals, two snacks, and lots of fluids. If you plan for these, your child’s diet will be much more balanced and he’ll be less cranky because he won’t be famished.” ~Julie Burns

43. “French children happily eat everything–and most of what they eat is healthy. That’s not all: child obesity rates in France are significantly lower than in North America, where poor nutrition is so widespread that it threatens the health and well-being of our children.” ~Kate Le Billon

44. “For the most part, healthy young children eat when they’re hungry and stop when they’re full. They’re following their natural, internal cues, and you shouldn’t mess around with that by encouraging them to eat past the point of fullness. Teaching your kids to be in tune with their own hunger and fullness cues will allow them to have a comfortable relationship with food and avoid overeating as they grow older.” ~Joy Bauer

45. “We need to give kids the experience of what healthy food is– Our kids need to plant it, grow it, and prepare it. It needs to be made affordable.” ~Barnaby Spring

46. “Parents need to discriminate between a child who’s possibly bored and one who’s really hungry. Set some limits on what foods you’ll offer and when.” ~Susan L. Johnson

47. “Apples are red, berries are blue, pears are sweet and they are all good for you.” ~Anonymous

48. “Among the most sacred gifts you can give your child is the gift of health. This gift is best given by example.” ~Dr. Rand Olson

49. “We need to encourage our kids to love to eat real foods- honest, nutritious healthy foods. Less fast foods. Less junk foods. And they need to see us eating healthy by example.” ~Karen Salmansohn


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