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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1820

Lord Byron popularizes the Vinegar and Water Diet, which entails drinking water mixed with apple cider vinegar.

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