The 50 best Health quotes ever.

1. “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise”  ~Benjamin Franklin

2. “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.”  ~John F. Kennedy

3. “The greatest wealth is Health.”  ~Unknown

4. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”  ~Hippocrates

5. “Just because you’re not sick doesn’t mean you’re healthy”  ~Author Unknown

 

6. “Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”  ~Edward Stanley

7. “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?”  ~Unknown

8. Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die.  ~Unknown

9. “Garbage in garbage out”  ~George Fuechsel

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

11. “Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.”  ~B.K.S. Iyengar

12. “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it”  ~Common sense

13. “In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.”  ~Author Unknown

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

15. “Time And health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.”  ~Denis Waitley

16. “From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.”  ~Catalan Proverb

17. “Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.”  ~Joseph Addison

18. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”  ~Jim Rohn

19. “Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.”  ~Astrid Alauda

20. “Mainstream medicine would be way different if they focused on prevention even half as much as they focused on intervention…”  ~Anonymous

21. “Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.”  ~William Shakespeare

22. “The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.”  ~Robert C. Peale

23. “Health is not simply the absence of sickness.”  ~Hannah Green

24. “My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass”  ~Leslie Grimutter

25. “The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.”  ~Chinese Proverb

26. “The best doctor gives the least medicines.”  ~Benjamin Franklin

27. “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

28. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”  ~Proverb

29. “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones..”  ~Proverbs 17:22

30. “True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Washington”  ~Anonymous

Healthy Quotes Selected by Global Healing Center

To help get us to the number 50, we asked the staff here at Global Healing Center to provide their favorite quotes about health and nutrition. Below are those quotes.

31. “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

32. “To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.”  ~William Londen

33. “A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.”  ~Spanish Proverb

34. “To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear. Water surrounds the lotus flower, but does not wet its petals.”  ~Buddha

35. “Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average. Which means you’ve met your New Year’s resolution.”  ~Jay Leno

36. “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.. stay away from these”  ~Michael Pollan

37. “Health is a relationship between you and your body”  ~Terri Guillemets

38. “He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.”  ~Chinese Proverb

39. “Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.”  ~Dutch Proverb

40. “Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.”  ~Cicero

41. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.”  ~Irish Proverb

42. “Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.”  ~Napoleon I

43. “The ‘I’ in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness are ‘we’.”  ~Author Unknown

44. “Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it.”   ~John Henry Cardinal Newman

45. “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

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

47. “Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.”  ~Hippocrates

48. “The part can never be well unless the whole is well.”  ~Plato

49. “Health is merely the slowest way someone can die.”  ~Author Unknown

50. “By cleansing your body on a regular basis and eliminating as many toxins as possible from your environment, your body can begin to heal itself, prevent disease, and become stronger and more resilient than you ever dreamed possible!”  ~Dr. Edward Group III

 

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I’m not a nutr…

I’m not a nutritionist, I’m just researching my ass of for new, interesting things to put on my plate and kick-start a vegan life. Whether your reason to becoming a vegan is to loose weight, get healthier, for animal rights, the earth.. researching the nutrition’s you will lack without a good knowledge of what your body needs.

This is a very brief summary:

Vitamin B-12 is the super vitamin your body needs for the metabolic pathways which releases energy from fats and carbs and is also necessary for a functioning nervous-system and brain. B-12 is usually found in milk, eggs and other animal foods and should be taken every day since it’s water based and extremely important for you in the long run. Personally I recommend NatureMade B12 which I take daily. And yes, it is gelatin-free.

Proteins are divided into complete and in-complete proteins. The incomplete proteins comes from vegan sources as fruits, vegetables, grains, and nuts meaning they lack one or more of the amino-acids which the body needs to repair itself. It does NOT mean that “going vegan” automatically mean that you will lack protein, however you will need to get your protein a variety from different sources to access the best mix of the essential amino-acids your body needs.

It is also good to remember that these complementary proteins can be eaten throughout the day and still your body will combine them. So eat a variety of beans, peas, tofu, tempeh, nuts, and match that to 0.5- 0.8 grams per kilo body-weight. Follow the old dieting rule – mix, mix and mix some more!

Iron is a mineral which is as tricky as protein. It is divided as heme (animal) and non-heme irons, where once again, the iron from animal foods is superior because of how it is absorbed in your body. Yet, there is no need for vegans to start overdosing iron since the absorption relays on the combination of other nutrition’s, such as C-vitamin which can increase the absorption up to five times. To better understand this, read more here and keep on eating leafy greens, quinoa, beans etc.

Omega-3. Substitute the intake of omega-3 fatty acids with either DHA supplements or be sure to eat small amounts of flax seed oil, walnuts, ground flax seeds or canola oil. This is important for your memory  and nervous function.

“The human brain is about 60% fat, and DHA is one of the crucial structural fatty acids in both the brain and the retina. Approximately 30% of the structural lipid in the gray matter of the brain is DHA. Thus, it is required for the proper functioning of the neural systems.”

Vitamin D is found as Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) which is derived from animals (usually from sheep’s wool or fish oil). Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) is vegan always vegan and and usually obtained from yeast. Especially Vitamin D-3, which is the body’s preferred form of vitamin D is found in fortified milk. Although there are doubts if there exists vegan D-3 vitamin supplements, it is easy to get the full amount (about 25 micrograms/ day) from soy milk and exposing yourself to sunlight.

Calcium. Based on research showing that vegans who consumed less than 525 mg per day of calcium had higher bone fracture rates than people who consumed more than 525 mg per day (14), vegans should make sure they get a minimum of 525 mg of calcium per day. It would be best to get 700 mg per day for adults, and at least 1,000 mg for people age 13 to 18 when bones are developing. This can most easily be satisfied for most vegans by eating high-calcium greens on a daily basis and drinking a nondairy milk that is fortified with calcium

Iodine. As a vegan it is incredibly important getting enough Iodine which westerns usually get from milk or iodized salt. The vegan way is eating seaweed.

Zinc. It is hard do obtain adequate amounts of this mineral but it can be obtained by either changing the way you prepare certain foods (like toasting nuts and seeds) or from leafy vegetables, grains, cooked beans, nuts, seeds or wheat germ.

I hope you enjoyed this summary of these essential nutrients vegans easily lacks. BUT, now follows the fun part which is making you look hotter, feel happier and perfect yourself to the fullest. That is the only road a vegan lifestyle leads you to – achieving your life goals and saving the earth while doing it! 🙂

XOXO,

Chloé

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