In our fast-forward culture, we have lost the art of eating well. Food is often little more than fuel to pour down the hatch while doing other stuff - surfing the Web, driving, walking along the street. Dining al desko is now the norm in many workplaces. All of this speed takes a toll. Obesity, eating disorders and poor nutrition are rife. Carl Honore
Imagine a society in which there were neither rich nor poor. What evils, afflictions, sorrows, disorders, catastrophes, disasters, tribulations, misfortunes, agonies, calamities, despair, desolation and ruin would be unknown to man! Jules Verne
A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of medicine for the more common mental disorders, and may be used as much for prevention as cure. Robert Graves
Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop. Vanessa Carlton
Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, brain and spinal cord disorders, diabetes, cancer, at least 58 diseases could potentially be cured through stem cell research, diseases that touch every family in America and in the world. Rosa DeLauro