"Dine with little, sup with less,
Do better still – sleep supperless."
"A full belly makes a dull brain."
"Eat to live, and not live to eat."
"Three good meals a day is bad living."
That last one is ambiguous. Should you be eating less often or more often than three meals a day?
If this was Franklin's diet plan, I don't think it worked very well. Though he did live to be 84, so clearly he was doing something right.
In other news, Ben Franklin was also a polymath. A word which has become en vogue recently.
What does Ben Franklin have to do with anything? I dunno. I was Googling sayings for no particular reason and happened across these.