Posted by E. on December 05, 1999
In Reply to: You are what you eat posted by Denise Spencer on December 05, 1999
: Who coined the phrase "you are what you eat"? Was is a nutritionist? And when did it originate?
According to "A Dictionary of American Proverbs" by Wolfgang Mieder & others (Oxford University Press, 1992: You are what you eat. Var.: Man is what he eats. Recorded oral distribution: Ill., Kans. Earliest written source, U.S. 1941 Gray, Advancing Front of Medicine...