Nutrition Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old nutrition quotes, nutrition sayings, and nutrition proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.     

La Rochefoucald

Our bodies are our gardens our wills are our gardeners.     

William Shakespeare

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.


Childhood nutrition and healthy eating is a cause that is extremely close to my heart.

Marcus Samuelsson

If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have the safest way to health.


Managing perfect body weight is not a complicated rocket science. Our body is made up of food which we eat during our day to day life. If we are overweight or obese at the moment then one thing is certain that the food which we eat is unhealthy.     

Subodh Gupta

Primates need good nutrition, to begin with. Not only fruits and plants, but insects as well.     

Richard Leakey

Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. If you have a healthy lifestyle, your diet and nutrition are set, and you're working out, you're going to feel good.     

Jason Statham

The lack of access to proper nutrition is not only fueling obesity, it is leading to food insecurity and hunger among our children.

Tom Vilsack

Health is a relationship between you and your body.     

Terri Guillemets

Diet is the essential key to all successful healing. Without a proper balanced diet, the effectiveness of herbal treatment is very limited.     

Michael Tierra

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.

G.K. Chesterton

Life is not living, but living in health.


Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.     

Jim Rohn

But eating carbohydrates is like eating hungry pills.     

Dana Carpender

Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.     

Napoleon Bonaparte

Nutrition is so important. It can't be stressed enough.

Dwayne Johnson

Nutrition is the only remedy that can bring full recovery and can be used with any treatment. Remember, food is our best medicine!

Bernard Jensen

Foodstuffs absolved of the obligation to provide vitamins and minerals cavorted with reckless abandon.

Michael Lewis

The first wealth is health.


Having balanced nutrition is also very important to keep my body in shape and healthy.

Cintia Dicker

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Mark Twain

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

Edward Stanley

Investing in early childhood nutrition is a surefire strategy. The returns are incredibly high.     

Anne M. Mulcahy

Life is a tragedy of nutrition.     

Arnold Ehret

Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.

Astrid Alauda

To change our eating habits, we must learn to eat mindfully, being more aware of chewing and tasting what we eat so that the brain can register the incoming nutrients.     

John M. Poothullil

Even in this high-tech age, the low-tech plant continues to be the key to nutrition and health.

Jack Weatherford

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.


Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom.

Jack Lalanne