Derrick Rose On Poison

“Everybody’s got their poison, and mine is sugar.” – Derrick Rose

A decrease in sugar

  • improves blood pressure
  • cholesterol readings

This does NOT account for additional health gains made by

  • losing weight
  • increasing exercise

25 Great Quotes About Nutrition


  1. “Man Is What He Eats” ~ Lucretius
  2. “Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet, but one of the most vital” ~ Julia Child
  3. “Processed foods not only extend the shelf life, but they extend the waistline as well.” ~ Karen Sessions
  4. “Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.” ~ English Proverb
  5. “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.” ~ Arabian Proverb
  6. “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
  7. “He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the skills of the physician.” ~ Chinese proverb
  8. “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
  9. “Today, more than 95% of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise.”~ Mike Adams
  10. “The first wealth is health.” ~ Emerson
  11. “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” ~ La Rochefoucauld
  12. “Life is not living, but living in health.” ~ Martial
  13. “A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.” ~ Spanish Proverb
  14. “Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.” ~ Hippocrates
  15. “If the doctors of today do not become the nutritionists of tomorrow, then the nutritionists of today will become the doctors of tomorrow.” ~ Rockefeller Institute of Medicine research
  16. “Most people don’t have a problem going on a diet. Their problem is being consistent on their diet.” ~ Karen Sessions
  17. “Diet is the essential key to all successful healing. Without a proper balanced diet, the effectiveness of herbal treatment is very limited.”~ Michael Tierra
  18. “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
  19. “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” ~ G. K. Chesterton
  20. “You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.” ~ Julia Child
  21. “Unfortunately, everything the experts tell us about diet is aimed at the whole population, and we are not all the same.” ~ The Scientist Magazine
  22. “These small things — nutrition, place, climate, recreation, the whole casuistry of selfishness — are inconceivably more important than everything one has taken to be important so far.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  23. “I wasn’t feeling well in the first half. I felt down, man. I had three slices of pizza before the game and the food took me down.”~ Leroy Loggins
  24. “Those who think they have no time for healthy eating, will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~ Edward Stanley
  25. “Good food ends with good talk.” ~ Jules Renard