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Diets Through History: The Good, The Bad And The Bizarre

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DIETS THROUGH HISTORY
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By Lesley Rotchford

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.

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"Diets Through History: The Good, Bad, and Scary" originally appeared on Health.com

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BBC News - History's weirdest fad diets

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