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March 15, 2013

All-Time Inspirational Quotes On Health

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Today we are going share the words and wisdom of others gaining insight into their views on  health and nutrition.  We hope that one or two of the following inspirational quotes on health will inspire and motivate you towards better health.

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.      Arabian proverb

He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not.   Italian proverb

I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.   Benjamin Franklin

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.     Hippocrates

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

Don’t dig your grave with a knife and fork.     English proverb

The first wealth is health.     Emerson

Sickness is felt, but health not at all.   Thomas Fuller, MD

Life is not living, but living in health.     Martial

If doctors today do not become the nutritionist of tomorrow, then the nutritionist of today will become the doctors of tomorrow.   Rockefeller Institute of Medicine

Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die.     Unknown

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.     Jim Rohn

Mainstream medicine would be way different if they focused on prevention even half as much as they focused on intervention…    Unknown

We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.    Alice May Brock

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.     La Rochefoucauld

Don’t eat anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.     Michael Polian

Man is what he eats.     Lucretius

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.     Unknown

The best doctor gives the least medicine.     Benjamin Franklin

The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.     Robert C. Peale

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

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

Health is not simply the absence of sickness.     Hannah Green

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.      Irish proverb

The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.      Chinese proverb

To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.    William Londen

Get busy living, or get busy dying.      From the movie Shawshank Redemption

It is easier to maintain good health through proper exercise, diet, and emotional balance than to regain it once it is lost.      Ken Cooper, MD, MPH

Some of these health and nutrition quotes remain unfulfilled as we have a long way to go before nutrition supplants the overuse of prescription drugs in our society. I’m always amazed that one person has provided so many clever quotes. “Unknown” is a prolific writer.

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Dr. Joe Jacko


Dr. Joe is board certified in internal medicine and sports medicine with additional training in hormone replacement therapy and regenerative medicine. He has trained or practiced at leading institutions including the Hughston Clinic, Cooper Clinic, Steadman-Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, and Cenegenics. He currently practices in Columbus, Ohio. Read more about Dr. Joe Jacko

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