diet handbook

A Diet for Women

Everywoman’s Diet Handbook
Tiffany
1980

You know it’s for the ladies because the cover is pink. The diet advice is old and probably not recommended by any reasonable nutritionist. Aside from questionable nutritional value, they are probably the most boring menus around. I get the feeling that the next level of dieting for these authors is to simply sniff the food and call it a meal.

More of Jesus, Less of Me cover

Dieting for Jesus

More of Jesus, Less of Me
Cavanaugh and Forseth
1976

Here we have another gem from the popular Christian dieting section. Remember that the Devil makes you fat!

This book is more confessional/scripture lesson than a specific diet. See the “contract” below. Obviously Satan is behind this awfulness of being fat. The author’s life is a series of awfulness beginning with teen pregnancy, miscarriages, stillbirth, alcoholic husband, and probably more that I don’t remember. It was like reading a month of Lifetime movies in one book.