3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > General Diet Plans and Questions > LA Weight Loss

The 1966 American Homemakers Diet...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-26-2007, 02:21 PM   #1
Member
 
boohgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Washington State
Posts: 63

S/C/G: 185/182/135

Height: 5'7"

Default The 1966 American Homemakers Diet...

I was reading through my favorite cookbook the other night (I'm weird, I actually like just reading cookbooks ) and came across a little tidbit on weightloss. As you can see, the book is pretty old and it gave me a good chuckle seeing how long we've known the truth it espouses but we continue to search for a miracle pill. Here's a few tidbits.

...Doctors and nutritionists are agreed that one should not try to lose more than two pounds a week, ...Any diet that promises to take off weight more quickly than this is to be regarded with suspicion.

...For many people, light between-meal snacks make the diet much easier to take.

...There is no magic formula for losing weight quickly, nor any reducing diet that will work with equal success for everyone. Primarily the important thing is to eat less thatn you have been eating.


Then it goes on to list recommended foods like lean proteins, veggies, fruits and caution foods like fats, sweets and alcohol.
__________________


boohgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 02:25 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
bargoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Davis, Ca
Posts: 23,149

S/C/G: 204/114/120

Height: 5'

Default

This book was ahead of its time.Just proves nothing is new.
__________________
Goal 12/21/2007
bargoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 02:38 PM   #3
Ellabella
 
ellabella's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 1,122

S/C/G: 194/162/145

Height: 5'6

Default

Can't remember the author, but brings to mind the book Everything I need To Know, I Learned in Kindergarten!!! Sometimes you've really got to wonder just how useful all these "new discoveries" and "high-tech" solutions really are, hmmm?

Ella
__________________

"Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the ground each morning the devil says, 'OH CRAP, SHE'S UP!'"
ellabella is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 03:33 PM   #4
Moderating Mama
 
mandalinn82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Woodland, CA
Posts: 11,922

S/C/G: 295/200/175

Height: 5' 8"

Default

The author is Robert Fulghum...one of my favorites. Such simple wisdom comes from that man.
__________________
Goal Met - 10/28/07 - My Progress Picture Collage - My Goal Story - Where Have I Been?

No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everyone on the couch!

Maintained Oct 2007-Sept 2011, then got pregnant. Our baby boy was born in May, 2012...now to lose the baby weight!!
mandalinn82 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:02 PM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2