"Clearly, America's dysfunctional food culture must bear some of the blame for our excess pounds, but it's likely our walking-averse lifestyles contribute as well."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Andrew Weil on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Andrew Weil on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Andrew Weil on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Andrew Weil on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Andrew Weil on Benjamin Franklin
"As an American, you have a right to good health care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, that serves you from infancy through old age, that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing, and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options."
"Low levels of vitamin D in the population as a whole suggest that most people need to take a vitamin D supplement. This may be especially true for seniors, as the ability to synthesize vitamin D in the skin declines with age."
"Gardening is not trivial. If you believe that it is, closely examine why you feel that way. You may discover that this attitude has been forced upon you by mass media and the crass culture it creates and maintains. The fact is, gardening is just the opposite - it is, or should be, a central, basic expression of human life."
"A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits."
"I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system - one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy."
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