Wise thoughts

 

You can read here some wise thoughts about food, nutrition and health.

 

A shi* a day, keeps the doctor away.

Those who think they have no time for healthy eating, will sooner or later have to find time for illness.

Anonymous

 

When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.

Ancient Ayurvedic Proverb

 

The thing that puts weight on it’s when you eat.

Roseanne Barr (3.November 1952 – ), American actress, comedian, writer, television producer and director.

 

In point of fact, fluoride causes more human cancer death, and causes it faster than any other chemical.

Dr. Dean Burk PHD, 34 years at the National cancer institute.

 

Over a billion people are starving despite us having enough food for everybody. Where does it all go? 70% of the grain we grow is to feed the animals you eat for dinner. Why help the starving? You can’t profit off them.

Our body is a product of what we consume and the food we eat is designed purely for profit. We fill ourselves with toxic chemicals. The bodies of animals are infested with drugs and diseases. But we don’t see this.

We are OK killing pigs, cows, chickens, strangers from foreign lands. But not our neighbours. Not our dogs, our cats, those we have come to love and understand. We call other creatures stupid yet we point to them to justify our actions. But does killing simply because we can, because we always have, make it right? Or does it show how little we’ve learned, that we continue to act out of primal aggression, rather than thought and compassion.

Spencer Cathcart, Youtube video “The lie we live”.

 

The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.

Julia Child (15 August 1912 – 13 August 2004) American chef, author, and television personality.

 

We must recognize that nutrition involves a gray deal more than food, that every aspect of our lives affects the state of our nutrition. This includes the manner in which we eat, sleep, exercise, express our emotions, rest, think and so on.

Ralph Cinque, Study of Natural Hygiene

 

America’s food manufacterers can’t “take the time and expense” to find out if there’s genetically modified ingredients in their food bacause they don’t even know if there is FOOD in their food.

Stephen Colbert, American comedian

 

Internet social networks and poor diets seen to be conspiring to produce a generation of pudgy, lazy mutes with short attention spans.

Murphy Donovan, from the article “The Culture in Kitchens”.

 

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 (1847-1931), American inventor and businessman.

 

Look deep into nature, and you will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born theoretical physicist.

 

Those who know the least obey the best.

George Farquhar (1677-1707), Irish dramatist.

 

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

Dr. Thomas Fuller (1654-1734)

 

Wherever flax seed becomes a regular food item among the people, there will be better health.

Your health is your wealth.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948).

 

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

Nature itself is the best physician.

Hippocrates (460-357 B.C.), ancient Greek physician, regarded as father of medicine.

 

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Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

Miles Kington (1941–2008), Bristish journalist, musician and broadcaster.

 

Who controls the food supply controls the people.

Henry Kissinger (1923-), American writer, political scientist, diplomat, and businessman.

 

All the problems of the world can be solved in a garden.

Geoff Lawton, permaculturist.

 

As you know, spiritualists and scientists approach life in extremely different ways. When spiritualists have difficulties in life, they turn to God for help, or some other unseen force. When scientists have difficulties in life, they ran to the medicine cabinet to grab a chemical. 1)

Billions of cells die every day in you body and need to be replaced. For example, the cell wall of your intestine changes completely in seventy-two hours. 1)

Bruce Lipton (1944-), American developmental biologist. 1) quotation from “Biology of Belief” book.

 

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means.

Moses Maimonides (1135.-12.12.1204.) the most important Jewish philosopher of the Middle Ages and one of the most famous physicians of his time.

 

Life is not living, but living in health.

Martial, 1st-century Roman poet

 

About eighty percent of the food on shelves of supermarkets today didn’t exist 100 years ago.

Larry McCleary, MD, pediatric neurosurgeon, author of “Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly”.

 

The act of putting into your mouth what the earth has grown is perhaps your most direct interaction with the earth.

During the past twenty-five years food production has outstripped population growht by 16 Percent. India – which for many of us symbolizes over-population and poverty – is one of the top third-world food exporters. If a mere 5,6% of India’s food production were re-allocated, hunger would be wiped out in India.

Frances Moore Lappe (1944 -) from the book “World Hunger, Twelve Myths”. Frances Moore Lappe is an american writer, author of three-million copy “Diet for a Small Planet”.

 

The quality of life in the womb, our temporary home before we are born, programs our susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity and many other diseases later in life. 1)

Peter Nathanielsz, M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D., is director of the Laboratory for Pregnancy and Newborn Research at Cornell University. 1) quotation from “Life in the Womb: The Origin of Health and Disease”.

 

Animals have done us no hram and they have no power of resistance. There is something so very dreadful in tormenting those who have naver harmed us, who cannot defend themselves, who are utterly in our power.

Blessed John Henry Newman (21.02.1801.-11.08.1890.), British Cardinal.

 

Never put your trust in anything but your own intellect, always think for yourself.

Linus Pauling (1901-1994), American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author and educator; one of the most influential chemists in history.

 

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

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

Were the walls of our meat industry to become transparent, literally or even figuratively, we would not long continue to raise, kill, and eat animals the way we do.

What an extraordinary achievement for a civilization: to have developed the one diet that reliably makes its people sick!

If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don’t.

Rule No.37 The whiter the bread, the sooner you’ll be dead.

Avoid food products containing ingredients that are A) unfamiliar B) unpronounceable C) more than five in number or that include D) high-fructose corn syrup.

Michael Pollan (06.02.1955-) American author, journalist, activist and journalism professor. Author of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”, “In defense of Food”, “Food Rules” and other books.

 

Without health, life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering.

Francois Rabelais (16th century)

 

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Russeau (28.6.1712-2.7.1778) French philosopher, writer and composer.

 

If you think organic food is expensive, have you priced cancer lately?

Joel Salatin (1957-) is an American farmer, lecurer and author, founder of Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virginia.

 

All health is better than wealth.

Sir Walter Scott (1812)

 

Any politician or scientist who tells you these (GMO) products are safe is either very stupid or lying.

David Suzuki, (March 24, 1936 – ), Canadian academic, geneticist, science broadcaster and environmental activist

 

90% of small fish are ground up into pellets. Vegetarian cows today are the worlds largest oceans predators.

Only 100 billion people ever lived, 7 billion people live today, and yet we torture and kill 2 billion sentient living beings every week.

Philip Wollen (b.1950), Australian philanthropist, become vegan after living the vice president position at Citibank, now is a prominent member of the animal rights movement.

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