Eat to live, not live to eat

Eat to live, not live to eat.

Prov. Do not be gluttonous.; Eating should not be your favorite activity, but something you do to maintain your health. "Eat to live, not live to eat," was the doctor's advice to Gene, who was dangerously overweight.
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She has a word of advice that is true but invariably ignored by most people: "You eat to live, not live to eat.
Thou shouldst eat to live, not live to eat," he said.