Diet is defined as the usual food and drink of a person or animal. It can also mean a regulated selection of foods, as for medical reasons or cosmetic weight loss.


  • Der Mensch ist, was er isst.
  • A man is what he eats.
    • Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-1872), Blätter für literarische Unterhaltung, 12th November 1850.


  • Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.
  • Simple diet is best.
  • In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats about twice as much as nature requires.
  • I'm on a whisky diet. I've lost three days already.
  • Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow ye diet.
    • Lewis C. Henry
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Last modified on 17 November 2008, at 04:53