Inspiring Diet Quotes for Mental Fortitude

Diet Quotes

A diet encompasses the foods and drinks regularly consumed to maintain a healthy body weight and meet nutritional requirements. Influenced by preferences, culture, health conditions, and ethics, diets vary widely from vegetarian to low-carb. A balanced diet emphasizes whole foods while restricting processed items, sugars, and unhealthy fats for optimal health.

Diet Quotes

1. “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

2. “Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.”
— Bethenny Frankel

3. “I don’t stop eating when I’m full. The meal isn’t over when I’m full. It’s over when I hate myself.”
— Louis C. K.

4. “No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means.”
— Maimonides

5. “I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.”
— Mae West

6. “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.”
— Orson Welles

7. “In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.”
— Benjamin Franklin

8. “The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet.”
— Gustave Flaubert

9. “A friend doesn’t go on a diet because you are fat.”
— Erma Bombeck

10. “I’ve been on a diet for two weeks and all I’ve lost is two weeks.”
— Totie Fields

11. “I think of dieting, then I eat pizza. Lara Stone Leave the table while you still feel you could eat a little more.”
— Helena Rubinstein

12. “Diets, like clothes, should be tailored to you.”
— Joan Rivers

13. “I never diet. I smoke. I drink now and then. I never work out.”
— Naomi Campbell

14. “So, when it comes to eating healthy, it’s just doing the right thing. And it’s not something you have to do 365 days a year, but I think it’s something you have to do 25 days a month. Let’s put it that way.”
— Mike Ditka

15. “I never count calories, but I eat so well.”
— Alicia Silverstone

16. “Want to learn to eat a lot? Here it is: Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.”
— Tony Robbins

17. “High-quality food is better for your health.”
— Michael Pollan

18. “I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.”
— Jean Kerr

19. “I travel 330 days a year and eat every two and a half hours – I’m a big guy. I always carry a fork, little bottles of spices, and Sriracha. I eat what I feel like eating.”
— Robert Irvine

20. “Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise.”
— Linford Christie

21. “Once you lose weight, you’re really anxious to eat healthy.”
— Etta James

22. “I drink Diet Coke from the minute I get up to the minute I go to bed.”
— Karl Lagerfeld

23. “When we win, I’m so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I’m so depressed, I eat a lot. When we’re rained out, I’m so disappointed I eat a lot.”
— Tommy Lasorda

24. “You don’t want to make a steady diet of just lettuce. You don’t want to make a steady diet of fried chicken.”
— Paula Deen

25. “The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth – something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food – just watch it, don’t eat it.”
— Ed Koch

27. “I like having my hair and face done, but I’m not going to lose weight because someone tells me to. I make music to be a musician not to be on the cover of Playboy.”
— Adele

28. “I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I’m eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, ‘Surrender to it. It’s nacho time.’ Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day.”
— Kristen Bell

29. “The easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food. Just a really sensible healthy diet like you read about all the time.”
— Drew Carey

30. “As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I’ll take roast chicken and dumplings.”
— Hattie McDaniel

31. “After trying Atkins and doing Nutrisystem a few times, now I’m just focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle rather than dieting.”
— Miranda Lambert

32. “Don’t compare yourself with someone else’s version of happy or thin. Accepting yourself burns the most calories.”
— Caroline Rhea

33. “A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.”
— Lee Haney

34. “I followed the same diet for 20 years, eliminating starches, living on salads, lean meat, and small portions.”
— Gene Tierney

35. “This is what people don’t understand: obesity is a symptom of poverty. It’s not a lifestyle choice where people are just eating and not exercising. It’s because kids – and this is the problem with school lunch right now – are getting sugar, fat, empty calories – lots of calories – but no nutrition.”
— Tom Colicchio

36. “We never repent of having eaten too little.”
— Thomas Jefferson

37. “Nothing burns more calories than dancing in 5-inch heels… try it!”
— Ariana Grande

38. “Calories from protein affect your brain, your appetite control center, so you are more satiated and satisfied.”
— Mark Hyman

39. “Every single diet I ever fell off of was because of potatoes and gravy of some sort.”
— Dolly Parton

40. “Pasta doesn’t make you fat. How much pasta you eat makes you fat.”
— Giada De Laurentiis

41. “I don’t go long without eating. I never starve myself: I grab a healthy snack.”
— Vanessa Hudgens

42. “You feel better when you’re eating food that retains nutritional value.”
— Amber Heard

43. “The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.”
— Jack LaLanne

44. “I’m lucky, I don’t like sweets, not even chocolate.”
— Eva Herzigova

45. “I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.”
— Joe E. Lewis

46. “What’s the two things they tell you are healthiest to eat? Chicken and fish. You know what you should do? Combine them, eat a penguin.”
— Dave Attell

47. “Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.”
— Gro Harlem Brundtland

48. “I love healthy stuff and junk an equal amount. Whatever I’m craving, I go for it. I’m never trying to lose weight – or gain it. I’m just being.”
— Kelly Clarkson

49. “The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it.”
— Jackie Gleason

50. “And let’s be clear: It’s not enough just to limit ads for foods that aren’t healthy. It’s also going to be critical to increase marketing for foods that are healthy.”
— Michelle Obama

51. “The circuit training program along with a healthy clean diet is the way to excellent results.”
— Lee Haney

52. “People who shop in health food stores never look healthy.”
— Amy Sedaris

53. “It’s one thing to lose weight, but it’s another thing to eat healthy.”
— Jennifer Hudson

54. “Do you know how many calories are in butter and cheese and ice cream? Would you get your dog up in the morning for a cup of coffee and a donut?”
— Jack LaLanne

55. “What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease.”
— Alexander Pope

57. “I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.”
— John Mortimer

58. “People have got to learn: if they don’t have cookies in the cookie jar, they can’t eat cookies.”
— Suze Orman

59. “I have been dairy free for several years, and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies, which it did, and help me lose weight, which it did.”
— Fran Drescher

60. “If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I’m going to be. I don’t have an eating disorder.”
— Courteney Cox

61. “Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don’t starve myself in an extremist way. You’re not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I’d be devastated.”
— Jennifer Aniston

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