Diets Through History: The Good, Bad, and Scary
Slimming down through the ages
By Lesley Rotchford
From Health magazine
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.