"In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school, but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and eggs are not health foods either."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Neal Barnard on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Neal Barnard on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Neal Barnard on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Neal Barnard on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Neal Barnard on Erma Bombeck
"I have been following a vegan diet now since the 1980s, and find it not only healthier, but also much more attractive than the chunks of meat that were on my plate as a child."
"A vegan diet takes care of most of what we need to do. But you'll also want to minimize the use of oils generally, because while olive oil and other vegetable oils are better for your heart than chicken fat, they are as fattening as animal fats."
"Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat."
"The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined."