One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
—Luciano Pavarotti and William Wright Pavarotti, My Own Story

The pleasure of eating should be an extensive pleasure, not that of the mere gourmet. People who know the garden in which their vegetables have grown and know that the garden is healthy will remember the beauty of the growing plants, perhaps in the dewy first light of morning when gardens are at their best. Such a memory involves itself with the food and is one of the pleasures of eating.
—Wendell Berry, The Pleasures of Eating

Vegetarians have good taste.
Sugar and spice are not very nice.
Make sure the food you eat does not eat you. —Tuchy Palmieri
For the over eater to lose is to win; for the anorexic to gain is to win; and for the bulimic to do neither is a win.
All too often sweet dreams turn into sweat dreams.
History tells us that kings do not eat well.
If one continues to get carried away with their food, they will get carried away before their time.
There is a direct correlation to what you have in your refrigerator, your cupboard and your medicine cabinet.
Change what is in your refrigerator and what is in your cupboard and you change what is in your medicine cabinet.
Eating a balanced meal is a start, eating a healthy balanced meal is progress, eating a healthy balanced meal with the proper portions is success.
It is not only what you eat that counts; it is also what you don’t eat.
Eating the wrong food in the right amount is not the answer.
The over eater eventually learns that more is not better. —Tuchy Palmieri
For the anorexic, more is better. ¬ —Tuchy Palmieri
Real food is the only beautiful thing that nourishes. —Tuchy Palmieri
Losing a pound without regaining is worth ten times more than losing ten pounds with a regain.
Do not judge a cake by its frosting. —Tuchy Palmieri
To a sushi lover, getting the raw end of a meal is a good thing.
The best way to lose weight is to eat all you want of what you don’t like. —Max Asnas
Be good to yourself; the food you eat today is carried by your body tomorrow. —Tuchy Palmieri
Being fed up is what is needed to break the eating cycle.
It is better to eat the right food in the wrong amount than the wrong food in the right amount —Tuchy Palmieri
For the compulsive over eater, putting your foot in your mouth is bad; putting food in is worse. —Tuchy Palmieri
The dilemma is that we often try to feed the mind with food for the body. —Tuchy Palmieri
No amount of money and no amount of food can satisfy hunger that starts in the mind. —Tuchy Palmieri
The road to obesity is paved with compulsive bites and roofed with empty calories. —Tuchy Palmieri
The solution to eating disorders may be corrected with vision. The compulsive over eater sees things smaller than they are and the anorexic sees things bigger than they are. —Tuchy Palmieri
Immaculate ingestion—consumption without the normal consequences. —Tuchy Palmieri
Compulsive eating: letting the past disrupt the present so much so that the future is shortened. —Tuchy Palmieri
A sweet tooth often produces a bitter result. —Tuchy Palmieri
Eat one day’s food one day at a time. —Tuchy Palmieri
Compulsive eating… food for the body when the mind and spirit are hungry. —Tuchy Palmieri
For the over eater adding an inch is a cinch. —Tuchy Palmieri
For the anorexic losing an inch is a cinch. —Tuchy Palmieri
The compulsive eater never lets logic interfere with their eating. —Tuchy Palmieri
The problem came when we added butter to the bread of life. —Tuchy Palmieri
Wear it or waste it. —Susie Palmieri
We were all born with hunger that cannot be satisfied with food ALONE. —Tuchy Palmieri
Are you eating your food or is your food eating you? —Tuchy Palmieri
When practical, it is God’s will that we give food away to the poor; when it’s not, God’s will is that we throw it away rather than eating excess food. —Tuchy Palmieri
Taking in some spiritual food curbs your appetite. —Tuchy Palmieri
Food is either your fuel or your shelter. —Tuchy Palmieri
Contrary to popular opinion you can eventually gain weight by just thinking about food; do it often enough and long enough, and the thoughts will drive you to action. —Tuchy Palmieri
Enough food is fuel; too much food is shelter. —Tuchy Palmieri
I was told to eat, drink, and be merry. I did the first two, but the third eluded me, so I kept trying. I eventually found that no matter how much I ate or drank I did not really get merry. —Tuchy Palmieri
The pounds are in the pudding. —Tuchy Palmieri
Some food is bitter to the very last bite. —Tuchy Palmieri

Author's Bio: 

Curriculum Vitae of Tuchy Palmieri
• University of Bridgeport -- BS Marketing
• Post graduate courses at NYU
• Countless self study courses in health, religion, spirituality, self help, and personal growth.
• Attended motivational and spiritual workshops from Tony Robbins, , Werner Erhard, Justin Sterling, Zig Zigler, Wayne Dyer, M. Scott Peck, Deepak Chopra Carolyn Myss, Barbra Brennan, and others
• Training seminars The Sedona method, the Silva method, Neuro-linguistic Programming, Dale Carnegie‘s basic and leadership courses.—
• Health and healing workshops -The Way to health at The Kushi Institute (Macrobiotic cooking method), Living lite (raw food course with meal preparation) Perfect Health at The Chopra Center (included Ayurvedic food preparation)
• Completed numerous readings and listening to audio tapes of programs from people such as Dennis Waitley, Norman Vincent Peale, Steve Covey, Thich Nhat Hanh, John Gray, Brian Tracy, Sam Shoemaker, And Og Mandino, Tony Robbins, Wayne Dyer, Scott Peck, Werner Erhard, Emmet Fox, and others

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• Certified Catholic Minister of the word having completed the two year Daystar Program, concluded in a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
• Founded, operated, sold, and then retired from a corporation in the computer sales and service, which employed 38 people in inner city.
1) Winner of highest award for achievement at the Dale Carnegie courses.
2) Conducted as retreat leader religion/spiritual 12 step orientation weekends.
3) Recipient of the Governor’s Award for Connecticut inner city Entrepreneurship.
• Upon Retirement, founded Healing-Habits a firm dedicated to helping people through the written and spoken word.
• Published and/or written 25 books in the genres of inspiration, motivation, spirituality, health, and religion
• A regular contributor to the AuthorsDen, under the Pen name Tuchy Palmieri consisting of Short stories, poetry and articles.
• Workshop leader on Goal setting/achievement, relationships, effective listening and relationships
• 40 years experience leading discussion meetings, seminars and workshops
• Mentored, ministered and sponsored numerous cross addicted people in recovery.
• Featured in a number of magazines, newspapers, and talk shows
• A regular participant in the Author’s roundtable in Borders, and a guest on numerous spiritual and talk radio programs

• 26 years as a leader and member of the local Sterling Institute of Relationship men’s team
• 25 years in 12 step programs related to relationships, food addictions, & substance abuse
• Annual participant in Matt Talbot and/or religious retreats at Holy Family Retreat house
• SIA - Self Improvement Association
• Member of the Better Business Bureau