15 Motivating Quotes On Eating for A Healthy Diet (NDPP#16)

We know what we put into our bodies can have massive implications for our performance and chronic disease risk, yet so many of us struggle to stick on the straight and narrow.   Here are some weight loss quotes that’ll change the way you think about food, and inspire you to get back on track for a healthier future

1. About eighty percent of the food on shelves of supermarkets today didn’t exist 100 years ago.” ― Dr. Larry McCleary, Author and Brain Surgeon

2. “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”― Michael Pollan, Author

3. “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates, Greek Philosopher

4. “Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a food.” ― John H. Tobe, Author

5. “If you think of exercise as a 60-minute commitment 3 times a week at the gym, you’re missing the point completely. If you think that going on a diet has something to do with nutrition, you don’t see the forest through the trees. It is a lifestyle. I know it sounds cliche, but you have to find things you love to do.”― Brett Hoebel, Celebrity Trainer

6. “Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.” ― Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Plant-Based Doctor

7. “Proper nutrition is the difference between feeling exhausted and getting the most out of a workout.”― Summer Sanders, Olympic Swimming Champion

8. “Obesity is a symptom of poverty. It’s not a lifestyle choice where people are just eating and not exercising. It’s because kids – and this is the problem with school lunch right now – are getting sugar, fat, empty calories – lots of calories – but no nutrition.”― Tom Colicchio, TV Chef

9. “To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.”― William Londen

10. “Everything in food works together to create health or disease. The more we think that a single chemical characterizes a whole food, the more we stray into idiocy.” ― Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Plant-Based Doctor

11. “So, when it comes to eating healthy, it’s just doing the right thing. And it’s not something you have to do 365 days a year, but I think it’s something you have to do 25 days a month. Let’s put it that way.”  Mike Ditka, Former NFL Tight End

12. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”― Jim Rohn, Motivational Speaker

13. “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, Inventor

14. “We are an overfed and undernourished nation digging an early grave with our teeth…” — Ezra Taft Benson, Government Official

15. “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.” — Jack LaLanne, Fitness Expert