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The 50 Best Quotes About Health & Nutrition

Written by Dr. Group, DC Founder
A purple and white dandelion on top of an open book. Global Healing's List of Top 50 health and Nutrition Quotes.

We recently did another contest on the official Global Healing Facebook Page. This time, the contest was to name your favorite healthy quote. Below is a list of quotes about health that we received from our Facebook readers.

Healthy Quotes Selected By Our Facebook Fans

  1. "Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise"  ~Benjamin Franklin
  2. "Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."  ~John F. Kennedy
  3. "The greatest wealth is Health."  ~Unknown
  4. "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food"  ~Hippocrates
  5. "Just because you're not sick doesn't mean you're healthy"  ~Author Unknown
  6. "Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness."  ~Edward Stanley
  7. "If you don't take care of your body, where are you going to live?"  ~Unknown
  8. Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die.  ~Unknown
  9. "Garbage in garbage out"  ~George Fuechsel
  10. "Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon."  ~Doug Larson
  11. "Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open."  ~B.K.S. Iyengar
  12. "If you can't pronounce it, don't eat it"  ~Common sense
  13. "In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired."  ~Author Unknown
  14. "Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it."  ~Josh Billings
  15. "Time And health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted."  ~Denis Waitley
  16. "From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health."  ~Catalan Proverb
  17. "Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other."  ~Joseph Addison
  18. "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."  ~Jim Rohn
  19. "Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one."  ~Astrid Alauda
  20. "Mainstream medicine would be way different if they focused on prevention even half as much as they focused on intervention..."  ~Anonymous
  21. "Our bodies are our gardens - our wills are our gardeners."  ~William Shakespeare
  22. "The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system."  ~Robert C. Peale
  23. "Health is not simply the absence of sickness."  ~Hannah Green
  24. "My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass"  ~Leslie Grimutter
  25. "The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor."  ~Chinese Proverb
  26. The best doctor gives the least medicine.
  27. "The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition."  ~Thomas Edison
  28. "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"  ~Proverb
  29. "A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.."  ~Proverbs 17:22
  30. "True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Washington"  ~Anonymous

Healthy Quotes Selected by Global Healing

To help get us to the number 50, we asked the staff here at Global Healing to provide their favorite quotes about health and nutrition. Below are those quotes.

  1. "The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not."  ~Mark Twain
  2. "To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life."  ~William Londen
  3. "A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools."  ~Spanish Proverb
  4. "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
  5. "Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average. Which means you've met your New Year's resolution."  ~Jay Leno
  6. "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
  7. "Health is a relationship between you and your body"  ~Terri Guillemets
  8. "He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors."  ~Chinese Proverb
  9. "Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot."  ~Dutch Proverb
  10. "Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body."  ~Cicero
  11. "A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book."  ~Irish Proverb
  12. "Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia."  ~Napoleon I
  13. The 'i' in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness is 'we'.
  14. "Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it."   ~John Henry Cardinal Newman
  15. "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
  16. "It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician."  ~Meryl Streep
  17. "Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity."  ~Hippocrates
  18. "The part can never be well unless the whole is well."  ~Plato
  19. "Health is merely the slowest way someone can die."  ~Author Unknown
  20. "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. Group, DC III

What Is Your Favorite Quote About health?

†Results may vary. Information and statements made are for education purposes and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor. If you have a severe medical condition or health concern, see your physician.


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