I’m Averyl. I blog over at Simple Living New England about my life in Maine along with traditional recipes and… Read more Welcome!
In “How Congress Fights The Weight Problem” by A.E. Hotchner in the January 4th, 1959 issue of “This Week Magazine”… Read more The US Government Watched Its Figures in 1959
Here are some wise Hollywood “diet don’ts” followed by their own “dos” from Alfred Hitchcock and Doris Day found in… Read more 1950s “Don’ts For Dieters” Booklet: Advice from the Stars
Here is a list of ten helpful dieting tips from the 1950s, published by Esquire:
From inside the 5th anniversary Weight Watchers of Arizona booklet featuring recipes from executive chef, Franco Palumbo, “The chef who… Read more Weight Watchers Before & After 1973
Groovy graphics and the perils of eating too many calories are illustrated on this unusual vintage board game published by… Read more 1970s Bridget’s Diet Game
As you can see, this rare little vintage diet booklet by Josephine Lowman has spent a lot of time in… Read more 1950s “Tubby Hubby” Diet Booklet
Let me know in the comments if you agree or disagree with this, and why or why not. Page from… Read more Fact or Fiction: “You’re fat because you eat too much.”
Successful weight loss and overall well-being requires that we practice stress reduction. If you’re stressed it will be more difficult… Read more Sylvia of Hollywood: Chill Out
Are you one of the millions of people whose resolution for the New Year is to lose weight? Are you… Read more No More Alibis!
I have a collection of antique Christmas children’s books. One such book from 1905, published by McLoughlin Bros New York… Read more A Victorian Era Cautionary Christmas Diet Tale
I have a groovy nutrition booklet for kids from 1971 called Mystery at the Food Power Tower published by the… Read more Nutrition Advice for Kids from 1971