Diets Through History: The Good, Bad, and Scary

From the tapeworm diet to Weight Watchers, the high—and low—points in dieting history.
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Slimming down through the ages

by Lesley Rotchford

Fad diets come and go, but the idea of dieting itself has been around for centuries. From President Taft to Victoria Beckham, and the Grapefruit Diet to Slim-Fast, here's a look at some of the most famous (and infamous) moments in dieting history.

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