He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skill of the physician.
- Chinese Proverb
To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.
- La Rochefoucauld
Leave your drugs in the chemist’s pot if you can heal the patient with food.
When diet is wrong medicine is of no use.
When diet is correct medicine is of no need.
- Ancient Ayurvedic Proverb
You are what you eat.
- American Proverb
Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food.
Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.
- Lin Yutang
Let nothing which can be treated by diet be treated by other means.
The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
- Thomas A Edison
One of the biggest tragedies of human civilization is the precedents of chemical therapy
over nutrition. It’s a substitution of artificial therapy over nature, of poisons over food, in
which we are feeding people poisons trying to correct the reactions of starvation.
- Dr. Royal Lee
You cannot poison your body into health with drugs, chemo or radiation. “Health” can
only be achieved with healthful living.
- T.C. Fry
Health requires healthy food.
- Roger Williams
The human body heals itself and nutrition provides the resources to accomplish the task.
- Roger Williams Ph.D.
It seems that some consideration should be given to the cause of our mounting physical
disabilities, but instead of going to the root of our troubles — wrong habits of eating and
drinking — we rush to the medicine shelf and smother our uncomfortable and distressing
symptoms under an avalanche of pills, potions and palliatives.
- Brother Roloff
When you see the Golden Arches you are probably on the road to the Pearly Gates.
- William Castelli, MD – Director, Framingham Heart Study