Wellness Quotes

These wellness quotes are important to us. Regardless of how much money we make or how we live, once our health is lost, all else matters not.

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Alkaline and Acidity
Cardiovascular Disease
Diets and Dieting
Food Regulations
Personal Responsibility
Prescription Medication
Sodas and Soft Drinks
Sugars and Substitutes
Vitamins and Minerals

Wellness Quotes - Alkaline and Acidity

“The countless names of ill-nesses do not really matter. What does matter is that they all come from the same root cause ... too much tissue acid waste in the body!” -- Dr. Theodore A. Baroody, Alkalize or Die

“Too much acidity in the body is like having too little oil in the car. It just grinds to a halt one lazy Sunday afternoon. There you are - stuck. The body does the same thing.” -- Dr. Theodore A. Baroody, in Alkalize or Die

“We can heal ourselves by changing the environment inside our bodies. Potentially harmful invaders, then, will have nowhere to grow and will become harmless.” -- Dr. Robert O. Young, in the pH Miracle

Sugar is an acid. The body has to protect itself from the excess sugar, so it creates fat to encase the acid. “Fat, Is saving our lives.” -- Dr. Robert O. Young

You may like this page on Alkaline and Acid Foods

Wellness Quotes - Cancer

“Everyone should know that the war on cancer is largely a fraud, and that the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society are derelict in their duties to the people who support them.” -- Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Laureate.

“75 percent of doctors say they'd refuse chemotherapy if they were struck with cancer due to its ineffectiveness and its devastating side effects.” -- Dr. Tullio Simoncini, Italian Oncologist

“That's the cancer industry today -- an industry of death and profit, where patients are routinely killed by the very same chemicals these doctors claim are saving them.” -- Mike Adams, The Health Ranger, healthranger.org

“After more than twenty years of such specialized work, I have found the nontoxic Nitrilosides - that is, Laetrile - far superior to any other known cancer treatment or preventative. In my opinion it is the only existing possibility for the ultimate control of cancer.” -- Hans Nieper, M.D., former Director of the Department of Medicine at the Silbersee Hospital in Hanover

“They got their disease because of a breakdown of their defense mechanisms. The only thing that is going to prevent the spread of their disease is to correct the problem in those defense mechanisms. Doesn't it seem logical then, that we should be a lot less concerned with "What are we going to do about the tumor?" and a lot more concerned about what we are going to do about their defense mechanisms?” -- Philip E. Binzel, Jr., M.D., in his book Alive and Well

“In my opinion, conventional cancer therapy is so toxic and dehumanizing that I fear it far more than I fear death from cancer. We know that conventional therapy doesn't work -- if it did, you would not fear cancer any more than you fear pneumonia.” -- Dr. Julian Whitaker, Alternative Health Practitioner and Author

Wellness Quotes - Cardiovascular Disease

“Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women.” -- Gro Harlem Brundtland, Swedish Author

“Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, accounts for 30 percent of deaths worldwide.” -- World Health Organization

Wellness Quotes - Diabetes

“Insulin resistance is the basis of all of the chronic diseases of aging, because the disease itself is actually aging.” -- Ron Rosedale, M.D. and Author

“Drug company sales reps are secretly selling your doctor a bill of goods and the result could seriously harm your health or even kill you... The drug companies are breaking the law and it’s happening in doctors' offices and at medical conferences every day!” -- James F. Balch, M.D. and Author

"What is the evidence that sugar itself has anything to do with diabetes? There is no evidence." ADA Chief Scientist Richard Kahn Right after Cadbury Schweppes inked a big money deal with the ADA

“Perhaps someone should inform the American Diabetes Association that carbs turn into sugar when digested. But there's no money to be made from such advice, which I have never seen from the American Diabetes Association.” -- Irvine Levine as quoted in N.Y.T.

“Diabetes is being driven by the obesity epidemic.” -- WebMD

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“The ADA (American Diabetes Association)... accepted more than $23 million dollars from food manufacturers and drug companies in 2005... The ADA's close relationship with the pharmaceutical industry has also drawn criticism, since many volunteer members of the charity's policy-setting committees are pharmaceutical executives.” -- News Target

“Drug companies are intent on keeping the consumer on drugs... for the simple requirement of profit.” -- Dr. Drummond Rennie, Journal of the American Medical Association

“Recent studies have revealed that children 8-10 years old are being diagnosed with Type II diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure at an alarming rate. ” -- Lee Haney, 8 times Mr. Olympia

Wellness Quotes - Diets and Dieting

“Not only don't diets work, they're actually designed to fail. It's not you or your lack of will power that's the problem. It's that diets by their very nature simply don't work.” -- Bob Schwartz, Author

“Drinking freshly made juices and eating enough whole foods to provide adequate fiber is a sensible approach to a healthful diet.” -- Jay Kordich, American Health Advocate and Author

“More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.” -- John Kenneth Galbraith, Economist

Wellness Quotes - Doctors

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” -- Thomas Edison, Inventor and Businessman

“As a physician, I am embarrassed by my profession’s lack of interest in healthier lifestyles. We need to change the way we approach chronic disease.” -- Caldwell B. Esselstyn, MD

“In the end, doctors will have more lives to answer for than even we generals.” -- Napoleon Bonaparte, French Politician and Military Leader

“He is the best Physician that knows the worthlessness of most medicines.” -- Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father

“If we doctors threw all our medicines into the sea, it would be that much better for our patients and that much worse for the fishes.” --  Oliver Wendell Holmes, M.D.

“A doctor can always bury his mistakes. An architect can only advise his client to plant ivy.” -- Frank Lloyd Wright, American Architect and Writer

“Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you.” -- Anton Chekhov, Russian Writer

“No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.” -- George Bernard Shaw, Irish Playwright

Wellness Quotes - Exercise

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” -- Henry David Thoreau, Author, Poet, and Philosopher

“Amazingly, only 15 percent of U.S. adults engage in regular vigorous physical activity, and 60 percent report getting effectively no exercise at all from regular or sustained leisure time activity.” -- Paul Zane Pilzer, Author and Nobel Prize Winning Economist

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” -- Edward Stanley

“Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” -- Plato, Greek philosopher and Mathematician

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” -- Beverly Sills

“The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.” -- Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father

Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.” -- Jill Johnson

“A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.” -- Mother Teresa, Missionary to India

“If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.” -- Carl Lewis, Olympic Athlete

“It is remarkable how one's wits are sharpened by physical exercise.” -- Pliny the Younger

“Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.” -- Danish Proverb

“If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat.” -- Hershel Walker, Football Player

“The five S's of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.” -- Ken Doherty, American Decathlon Champion

“A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” -- Paul Dudley White, American Physician and Cardiologist

“Nothing will work, unless you do.” -- John Wooden, Hall of Fame Basketball Player and Coach

Wellness Quotes - Food

Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.” -- Genesis 1:29 in the Bible

“Just as food causes chronic disease, it can be the most powerful cure” -- Hippocrates

“In just the past century we have almost doubled the percentage of fat in our diets--from 20% in 1910 to about 35% today.” -- Paul Zane Pilzer, Author and Nobel Prize Winning Economist

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food” - Hippocrates

“Fasting and natural diet, though essentially unknown (in today's U.S.) as a therapy, should be the first treatment when someone discovers that she or he has a medical problem. It should not be applied only to the most advanced cases, as is present practice. Whether the patient has a cardiac condition, hypertension, autoimmune disease, fibroids, or asthma, he or she must be informed that fasting and natural, plant-based diets are a viable alternative to conventional therapy, and an effective one. The time may come when not offering this substantially more effective nutritional approach will be considered malpractice.” --Joel Fuhrman, M.D., Fasting And Eating For Health

Wellness Quotes - Food Regulations

“The FDA protects the big drug companies, and is subsequently rewarded, and using the government’s police powers, they attack those who threaten the big drug companies. People think that the FDA is protecting them. It isn’t. What the FDA is doing, and what the public thinks it is doing are as different as night and day.” -- Dr. Herbert Ley, Former Commissioner of the U.S. F.D.A.

Wellness Quotes - Healing

"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease." -- Hippocrates

“ What you have to do if you are going to treat any disease is get to the root of the disease.” -- Ron Rosedale, M.D., and Author

“Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.” -- Jim Rohn, America’s Business Philosopher

“Miracles happen not in opposition to nature, but in opposition to what we know of nature.” -- St. Augustine

“There are only two ways to live your life. One, is as though there are no miracles. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” -- Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist

Wellness Quotes - Health

“Health should be your first priority in life.” -- Bernando Lapollo, Author at 109 years old

“The first wealth is health.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Author, Poet and Philosopher

“To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.” -- Richard Baker, Author

“We are digging our graves with our teeth.” -- Thomas Moffett, Irish Scholar and Educationalist

“You can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well.” -- Wayne Dyer, Author and Self Help Lecturer

“Health is worth more than learning.” -- Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father

“He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not.” -- Italian Proverb

“The goal in life is to die young as late as possible.” -- Ashley Montagu, Anthropologist

“If I'd known I was gonna live this long. I'd have taken better care of myself.” -- Eubie Blake At Age 100

“Health is not valued till sickness comes.” -- Dr. Thomas Fuller, Physician, Preacher, and Scholar

“Without a daily supply of proteins, vitamins, and minerals, no matter how much energy we get in the form of calories, our bodies and minds deteriorate because we are not able to fully replace the dying cells in our internal and external organs.” -- Paul Zane Pilzer, Nobel Prize Winning Economist and Author

“In health there is freedom, health is the first of all liberties.” -- Henri Frederick Amiel, Writer and Philosopher

“If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.” -- Mickey Mantle

“Thousands upon thousands of persons have studied disease. Almost no one has studied health.” -- Adelle Davis

"And we have made of ourselves living cesspools, and driven doctors to invent names for our diseases." -- Plato, Greek Philosopher

“The higher your energy levels, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.” -- Anthony Robbins, Author, Speaker and Motivational Guru

"What is the minimum daily requirement for carbohydrates? ZERO. The food pyramid is based on a totally irrelevant nutrient." -- Ron Rosedale, M.D.

“Doctors give drugs of which they know little, into bodies, of which they know less, for diseases of which they know nothing at all.” -- Voltaire, French Writer and Philosopher

“I find medicine is the best of all trades because whether you do any good or not you still get your money.” -- Moliere: "A Physician in Spite of Himself," 1664

Wellness Quotes - Personal Responsibility

“Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.” -- Jim Rohn, America’s Business Philosopher

“The patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life.  Don't take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.” -- Quentin Regestein, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

"If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. This especially includes your health care." -- Dr. Andrew Saul, Author and Natural Health Educator

Wellness Quotes - Prescription Medication

“Today about 95% of the prescription drugs sold are Maintenance drugs-drugs that treat only the symptoms of a disease, and that you are expected to take for the rest of your life.” -- Paul Zane Pilzer, Nobel Prize Winning Economist and Author

“The whole entire existence of the pharmaceutical industry is based on presentation of false science, and advertising this false science and drumming it into the minds of gullible people who have no curiosity to find out why that is so.” -- Dr. Batmanghelidj in the Water Cure book

“A new study shows that 25% of the elderly who are in home care have reactions to prescribed drugs. This is ONE in FOUR elderly that have REPORTED drug reactions!!” -- Kerri Knox, RN

“For every drug that benefits a patient, there is a natural substance that can achieve the same effect.” -- (Pfeiffer's Law), Dr. Carl C. Pfeiffer, MD, PhD

Wellness Quotes - Salt

“Table salt consists of sodium, chloride and additives and has nothing to do with real, natural, holistic salt.” --from the book Water & Salt The Essence of Life

“Table salt is a dangerous cellular poison that the body tries to eliminate or store with an enormous expense of energy and effort” --Water & Salt The Essence of Life

“Natural Salt is crucial for maintaining vital functions in the body” -- Water & Salt The Essence of Life

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Wellness Quotes - Sodas and Soft Drinks

"And watch out for cola soft drinks, which are very high in bone-dissolving phosphorus." -- James Duke, Ph.D.

"One extra soft drink a day gave a child a 60 percent greater chance of becoming obese.” -- Greg Critser author Fat Land : How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World

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"One liter of an aspartame-sweetened beverage can produce about fifty-six milligrams of methanol. When several of these beverages are consumed in a short period of time (one day, perhaps), as much as two hundred fifty milligrams of methanol are dumped into the bloodstream, or thirty-two times the EPA limit." --Carol Simontacchi, Author The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children

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"Another advantage of avoiding sodas is that you will avoid the caffeine that is in many of them. Caffeine is a weak diuretic that causes calcium loss via the kidneys." -- Neal Barnard, M.D. author Foods That Cause You to Lose Weight: : The Negative Calorie Effect

“Children who drink large quantities of diet sodas containing aspartame are particularly vulnerable to its dangerous side effects.” -- Dr. Earl Mindell, Doctor and Author

“For anyone over age 40, soft drinks can be especially hazardous because the kidneys are less able to excrete excess phosphorus, causing depletion of vital calcium.” -- Dr. Earl Mindell, Doctor and Author

"Avoid processed foods and cola soft drinks; their phosphates can also cause calcium loss and excretion." -- Ralph T Golan, N.D. Optimal Wellness

“Many clinical studies have linked the rising consumption of soft drinks to the present epidemic of obesity and diabetes mellitus among children and adolescents 3– 6 and to the development of hypertension in adults.” -- American Heart Assn. Newsletter

Wellness Quotes - Sugars and Substitutes

"We know sugar increases insulin, but even by itself sugar is bad for you." -- Ron Rosedale, M.D. and Author

“Eating a slice of white bread is like eating pure sugar.” -- Barry Sears, Doctor and Author

"Sugar may cause as many deaths as cigarette smoking, perhaps even more… but no one is sounding the alarm." -- Dr. Scott Olson, ND, author of Sugarettes: Sugar Addiction and Your Health

"It (sugar) ought to be against the law - and white bread also." -- Dr Kelley DDS

“But the Food Giants do more than just plunder their products of nutrients. Even though they've made the foods nutritionally worthless, they're not satisfied until they've turned them into poison. And their favorite ingredient for poisoning foods is refined white sugar.” -- Paul Stitt, Author of Beating the Food Giants

Americans are being poisoned by a common additive present in a wide array of processed foods like soft drinks and salad dressings, commercially made cakes and cookies, and breakfast cereals and brand-name breads. The name of this toxic additive is high-fructose corn syrup. -- Life Extension Magazine

“No matter how you look at it, aspartame is bad news in my book. The massive introduction of this neurotoxin into the food supply is nothing less than biological warfare against every single one of us, and the only acceptable solution is to ban it from the food chain.” --William Campbell Douglass II, M.D.

“When the temperature of ASPARTAME exceeds 86 degrees F, the wood alcohol in ASPARTAME coverts to formaldehyde and then to formic acid, which in turn causes metabolic acidosis.” -- Betty Martini, Aspartame Activist

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Wellness Quotes - Vitamins and Minerals

“There is not even one death per year from vitamin supplements.” -- Dr. Andre Saul from DoctorYourself.com

“If you are a heart patient taking medication for it you need a Co-Q-10 supplement.” -- James F. Balch M.D., In the Super Anti-Oxidants

“You can trace every sickness, every disease and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.” -- Dr. Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Prize winner

“There many studies on the effect of l-Arginine on the lining of the artery, the endothelium. . . . Nothing works in every situation but in my experience it works in 99% of the patients I see with vascular disease.” -- Dr. J. Joseph Prendergast

“Most of the studies involving Co-Q-10 are related to heart and cardiovascular disease. It is low in people who have congestive heart failure. . . When you give these patients Co-Q-10 supplements, they get better 91% of the time.” -- James F. Balch M.D., In the Super Anti-Oxidants

Wellness Quotes - Water

“The best way to get acid out of your body is to wash it out. The best way to wash it out is to provide plenty of water to do the job” Dr. Robert O. Young, The ph Miracle for Diabetes

“You can assist your kidneys by drinking plenty of purified water and fresh alkaline juices.” -- Brian R. Clement, Hippocrates Institute

“Always drink at least 8 ounces of water or a sugar-free decaffeinated beverage with every meal or snack. If you are a heavy caffeine user, gradually reduce caffeine intake to zero whenever possible.” -- Barry Sears Ph.d. in Enter The Zone

“85% of the water in the U.S. is contaminated to some degree” -- U.S. Department of Public Health-1988

“About 2/3’s of your bodies weight is water. It is the main component of every cell in your body except bone, and it is absolutely essential for the life of every cell in your body.” --James F. Walch M.D. in The Super AntiOxidants

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Wellness Quotes Updated 12/31/2010

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