Diets Through History: The Good, Bad, and Scary

From the tapeworm diet to Weight Watchers, the high—and low—points in dieting history.
Herman Tarnower

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Herman Tarnower, MD, publishes The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet. Two years later he is shot by his girlfriend.

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