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History of Health & Medicine

Throughout history we have known that the best medicine, is no "medicine,"
but rather what we find in nature. Below are quote dating back thousands of years. Why haven't most doctors been listening?

"One-quarter of what you eat keeps you alive. The other three-quarters
keeps your doctor alive." (Hieroglyph found in an ancient Egyptian tomb.)

  "At the end of times the merchants of the world will deceive
the nations through their Pharmacia." (sorcery) - Rev 18:23

  "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

  "The physician should not treat the disease but the patient who is
suffering from it." Maimonides

  "Of several remedies, the physician should choose the least sensational." Hippocrates

  "Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." Hippocrates

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

  "When you are sick of sickness, you are no longer sick." Old Chinese Proverb

  "The carpenter desires timber, the physician disease." Rig Veda IX. 7.9

  "What ails the physician that he dies of the disease that he would have cured in time gone by?
There died alike he who administered the drug and he who took it,
and he who imported and sold the drug, and he who bought it."
(Verses upon the death in Baghdad of the physician Yuhanna ibn Masawayh in the year 857)

"The work of the doctor will, in the future, be ever more that of an
educator, and ever less that of a man who treats ailments." Lord Horder

"All drugs are poisons, the benefit depends on the dosage." Philippus
Theophrastrus Bombast that of Aureolus Paracelsus (1493-1541)

  "All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in
nature, the challenge of science is to find it." Philippus Theophrastrus
Bombast that of Aureolus Paracelsus (1493-1541)

  "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)

"Never, no never does Nature say one thing and wisdom another." Johann
Christolph Frederick von Schuller

  "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

  "It's supposed to be a secret, but I'll tell you anyway. We doctors do
nothing. We only help and encourage the doctor within." Albert Schweitzer, M.D.

  "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." Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendel Holmes, MD

  "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." Your mother...