49+ Best Healthy Eating Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational healthy eating quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Healthy Eating Quotes

The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit. — Saint Francis de Sales

The meat industry spends hundreds of millions of dollars lying to the public about their product. But no amount of false propaganda can sanitize meat. The facts are absolutely clear: Eating meat is bad for human health, catastrophic for the environment, and a living nightmare for animals — Chrissie Hynde

I love to read about healthy eating and preach to my husband, who doesn’t listen. Now I’m trying to teach it to my daughters. — Martina McBride

Taking all vegetable-eating nations together . . . they are a larger and much better formed race than the flesh eaters. — Sylvester Graham

Live in rooms full of light. Avoid heavy food. Be moderate in the drinking of wine. Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics. Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water. Change surroundings and take long journeys. Strictly avoid frightening ideas. Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements. Listen to music. — Aulus Cornelius Celsus

Let things taste of what they are. — Alice Waters

Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. — Albert Einstein

My passion is about motivating as many families as possible to learn about vegetables and healthy eating together. — Jennie Garth

I love to cook. Very healthy eating. I don’t eat meat, fish, or eggs. Nothing that had to die.I think there’s something odd about eating another living anything. — Shania Twain

The most important thing to remember about food labels is that you should avoid foods that have labels. — Joel Fuhrman

A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs. — Joan Walsh Anglund

Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tell me who your enemy is, and I will tell you who you are. — Carl Schmitt

The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison — Ann Wigmore

It does kids no favors, and sets them up for a potential lifetime of poor health and social embarrassment, to excuse them from family meals of real food. Everyone benefits from healthy eating, but it is particularly crucial at the beginning of life. — Andrew Weil

Rule of thumb: Eat for what you’re going to be doing, and not for what you have done. Don’t take in more than you’re willing to burn off. — Lee Haney

First, modify the patient’s diet and lifestyle and only then, if these do not effect a cure, treat with medicinals and acupuncture. — Sun Simiao

And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet. — Julie Bishop

Tell me how you read and I’ll tell you who you are. — Martin Heidegger

If you do just one thing—make one conscious choice—that can change the world, go organic. Buy organic food. Stop using chemicals and start supporting organic farmers. No other single choice you can make to improve the health of your family and the planet will have greater positive repercussions for our future. — Maria Rodale

I’ve always tried to be pretty healthy, eating well and exercising regularly. I definitely give myself treats. — Christina Applegate

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

Cooking with your kids and engaging them in hands-on activities are two ways to begin to educate children about the healthy eating, and kick start the important task to help change how the younger generation looks at food and nutrition. — Marcus Samuelsson

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. — Michael Pollan

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

Mood reflects the biology of the brain. How you feel is affected by the chemicals in the brain, and these are the same chemicals that form the basis of mood-altering drugs. You may use yoga, meditation, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) or exercise to alter your mood, or revert to healthy eating, regular exercise and getting enough sleep. — Liz Miller

That eating should be foremost about bodily health is a relatively new and, I think, destructive idea-destructive not just the pleasure of eating, which would be bad enough, but paradoxically of our health as well. Indeed, no people on earth worry more about the health consequences of their food choices than we Americans-and no people suffer from as many diet-related problems. We are becoming a nation of orthorexics: people with an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. — Michael Pollan

Americans love to hear good things about their bad habits. — T. Colin Campbell

Think a lot of people knew I was into healthy eating and exercising. When Disney approached me with this [Pass the Plate] I was really excited about it because I love to cook. It’s a great message to send to kids that there are so many different ways to eat really healthy foods. It doesn’t have to be boring and blah all the time. — Brenda Song

Thank God for Carrie Wiatt (creator of Diet Designs)! She has raised my consciousness of healthy eating so much that it will be practiced by me and my family for the rest of our lives. I never dreamed low-fat food could taste so good! — Sela Ward

Our kids didn’t do this to themselves. They don’t decide the sugar content in soda or the advertising content of a television show. Kids don’t choose what’s served to them for lunch at school, and shouldn’t be deciding what’s served to them for dinner at home. And they don’t decide whether there’s time in the day or room in the budget to learn about healthy eating or to spend time playing outside. — Michelle Obama

Some people think plant-based diet, whole foods diet is extreme. Half a million people a year will have their chests opened up and a vein taken from their leg and sewn onto their coronary artery. Some people would call that extreme. — Caldwell Esselstyn

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. — Adelle Davis

You are what what you eat eats. — Michael Pollan

I’m trying to teach my daughter about healthy eating. — Carnie Wilson

Let nothing which can be treated by diet be treated by other means. — Maimonides

Very simply, we subsidize high-fructose corn syrup in this country, but not carrots. While the surgeon general is raising alarms over the epidemic of obesity, the president is signing farm bills designed to keep the river of cheap corn flowing, guaranteeing that the cheapest calories in the supermarket will continue to be the unhealthiest. — Michael Pollan

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. — Mahatma Gandhi

In the next ten years, one of the things you’re bound to hear is that animal protein is one of the most toxic nutrients of all that can be considered. Quite simply, the more you substitute plant foods for animal foods, the healthier you are likely to be. — T. Colin Campbell

Know that you have complete control over what you put in your mouth. No one ever ate anything by accident. — Charles Poliquin

Shake the hand that feeds you. — Michael Pollan

One should eat to live, not live to eat. — Moliere

Tell me who you walk with, and I’ll tell you who you are. — Esmeralda Santiago

Veganism gives us all the opportunity to say what we stand for in life- the ideal of healthy, humane living. Add decades to your life, with a clear conscience as a bonus. — Donald Watson

Try to think of working out and healthy eating as a lifestyle. Rather than go on a diet or try a crazy exercise routine, try making them something you do every day. — Allyson Felix

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. — Michael Pollan

It has always been the role of government to help solve problems, including and especially health crises. Obesity is a health epidemic across our country, and we have a responsibility as a government and a society to do all we can to promote good nutrition and healthy eating so we can reverse this alarming trend. — Richard Codey

As far as dieting and weight loss go, diet and exercise actually works. Lots of running and healthy eating. — Emile Hirsch

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are. — Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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