Before the Atkins, South Beach and Cabbage Soup diets was the Hollywood Eighteen Day Diet from the 1920s, which demanded fewer than 600 calories per day. One of its earliest practitioners was American novelist Fannie Hurst, who wrote extensively about her weight loss struggles in the early 20th century, when obesity began turning into a cultural stigma.
“Hello! This is Liberty Speaking” – The Propaganda of WW I
Explore iconic World War I propaganda posters on display at the Harry Ransom...
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