The Smartest Things Ever Said About Dieting
"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 (Go-Gurt? Breakfast-cereal bars? Nondairy creamer?); stay away from these."
—Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma
"If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution."
"I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren't in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets."
"He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the skills of the physician."
"A goal without a plan is just a wish."
"To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art."
"The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition."
"Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet, but one of the most vital"
"Processed foods not only extend the shelf life, but they extend the waistline as well."
"I've been on a constant diet for the last two decades. I've lost a total of 789 pounds. By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet." —Erma Bombeck
"Stay committed to your decisions; but stay flexible in your approach."
Alicia May Brock
"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
"You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces—just good food from fresh ingredients."