Medicine & Food Quotes

"An old-fashioned vegetable soup, without any enhancement, is a more powerful anti carcinogen than any known medicine."

James Duke M.D.(U.S.D.A.)

 

"Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food."

Hippocrates

 

“Potable, n. Suitable for drinking. Water is said to be potable; indeed, some delcare it our natural beverage, although even they find it palatable only when suffering from the recurrent disorder known as thirst, for which it is a medicine.”

Ambrose Bierce, American writer (1842-1914)

 

Garlics, tho' used by the French. are better adapted to the uses of medicine than cookery.”

Amelia Simmons, ‘American Cookery’ (1796)

 

“Money brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends.”

Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (1828-1906)

 

Coffee, though a useful medicine, if drunk constantly will at length induce a decay of health , and hectic fever.”

Jesse Torrey, ‘The Moral Instructor’ (1879)

 

“If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.”

Thomas Jefferson

 

 

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