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Quotations Relating to Concepts of
The Inflammation-Free Diet Plan
by Monica Reinagel, 2006

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The breakfast slimes, angel food cake, doughnuts and coffee, white bread and gravy cannot build an enduring nation. ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)

My soul is dark with stormy riot,
Directly traceable to diet.
~Samuel Hoffenstein

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.  ~Doug Larson

Some people have a foolish way of not minding, or pretending not to mind, what they eat.  For my part, I mind my belly very studiously, and very carefully; for I look upon it, that he who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else.  ~Samuel Johnson

A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.  ~Old New York Proverb

The greatest delight the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable.  I am not alone and unacknowledged.  They nod to me and I to them.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.  ~English Proverb

If you have formed the habit of checking on every new diet that comes along, you will find that, mercifully, they all blur together, leaving you with only one definite piece of information:  french-fried potatoes are out.  ~Jean Kerr

If we're not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn't settle for junk food.  ~Sally Edwards

You can tell how long a couple has been married by whether they are on their first, second or third bottle of Tabasco.  ~Bruce Bye

In the hands of an able cook, fish can become an inexhaustible source of perpetual delight.  ~Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of disease.  ~Edward Jenner

Man may be the captain of his fate, but is also the victim of his blood sugar.  ~Wilfrid G. Oakley

It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.  ~Lewis Grizzard

It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician.  ~Meryl Streep

Wherever flaxseeds become a regular food item among the people, there will be better health.  ~Mahatma Gandhi

Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.  ~Marcus Valerius Martial

Soup and fish explain half the emotions of human life.  ~Sydney Smith

Every man is the builder of a Temple called his body, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead.  ~Henry David Thoreau

Human-like creatures have existed on this planet for as long as four million years, and for roughly 99 percent of this time, they were hunters and gatherers.... This means that when we're sitting down to lunch, our stone-age bodies "expect" to be fed the same types and ratios of fat that nourished our cave-dwelling ancestors.  When we eat French fries cooked in partially hydrogenated vegetable oil instead of wild plants; or wolf down a fat-laden hamburger heaped with mayonnaise instead of meat from a lean, free-ranging game animal, our bodies register the insult.  ~Artemis P. Simopoulos and Jo Robinson, The Omega Diet, 1999

There is a lot more juice in grapefruit than meets the eye.  ~Author Unknown

Welcome to the Church of the Holy Cabbage.  Lettuce pray.  ~Author Unknown

We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.  ~Alfred E. Newman

Plant a radish, get a radish, never any doubt.  That's why I love vegetables, you know what they're about!  ~Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

There is no such thing as a little garlic.  ~A. Baer

Your stomach shouldn't be a waist basket.  ~Author Unknown

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.  We give it orders which make no sense.  ~Henry Miller

The body never lies.  ~Martha Graham

Yet this is health:  To have a body functioning so perfectly that when its few simple needs are met it never calls attention to its own existence.  ~Bertha Stuart Dyment

What fools, indeed, we mortals are
To lavish care upon a Car
With ne'er a bit of time to see
About our own machinery!
~John Kendrick Bangs

After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual "food" out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps.  ~Miss Piggy

My favorite animal is steak.  ~Fran Lebowitz

Large, naked raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who lie in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.  ~Fran Lebowitz

This is every cook's opinion -
no savory dish without an onion,
but lest your kissing should be spoiled
your onions must be fully boiled.
~Jonathan Swift

You are what you eat.  For example, if you eat garlic you're apt to be a hermit.  ~Franklin P. Jones

He was a very valiant man who first adventured on eating oysters.  ~James I

An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh.  ~Will Rogers

Fish is meant to tempt as well as nourish, and everything that lives in water is seductive.  ~Jean-Paul Aron

Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is.  ~P.J. O'Rourke

The greatest wealth is health.  ~Virgil

They claim red meat is bad for you.  But I never saw a sick-looking tiger.  ~Chi Chi Rodriguez

Health is like munny, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.  ~Josh Billings

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.  ~Aldous Huxley

Symptoms, then are in reality nothing but the cry from suffering organs.  ~Jean Martin Charcot, translated from French

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.  ~Thomas Edison

Oh the powers of nature.  She knows what we need, and the doctors know nothing.  ~Benvenuto Cellini

We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack. (One believes in rheumatism and true love only when afflicted by them.) ~Marie, baroness von Ebner-Eschenbach

Mathematics is the supreme judge; from its decisions there is no appeal.  ~Tobias Dantzig

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