Health Food Quotes

“Health food makes me sick.”
Calvin Trillin, American writer (New Yorker magazine)

“Some breakfast food manufacturer hit upon the simple notion of emptying out the leavings of carthorse nosebags, adding a few other things like unconsumed portions of chicken layer's mash, and the sweepings of racing stables, packing the mixture in little bags and selling them in health food shops.”
Frank Muir (1920-1998)

“I just hate health food.”
Julia Child (1912-2004)

“Old people shouldn't eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get.”
Robert Orben (1927--) American humorist.


“Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.”
Unknown, Explore magazine, 6/2007

“When they talk about healthy food, they usually mean things that don't taste very good.”
Julia Child (1912-2004)

"This stuff tastes awful; I could have made a fortune selling it in my health-food store."
Woody Allen, 'Sleeper'

"Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better."
Robert Redford

“The oat is the Horatio Alger of cereals, which progressed, if not from rags to riches, at least from weed to health food.”
Waverley Root, 'Food' (1980) Logo

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