The Teenage Surefire Diet Cookbook Woolfolk 1979 As diet books, this one is pretty boring. I can’t imagine that any teen would pick up this book. The advice is pretty generic and emphasizes portion size. Typical advice is drinking water,
Everywoman’s Diet Handbook
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.
Eat and Stay Slim Better Homes and Gardens 1979 This is one of those Better Homes and Gardens cookbook/how to manuals for dieting. The calories of the sample menu come in a 3 handy menus: 1000, 1200, and or you
How to Survive Snack Attacks…Naturally Zucker and Zucker 1979 Drop that chocolate chip cookie! Try carob instead. The twin authors are all about promoting the no sugar, no refined flour, no salt and evidently no fun lifestyle. The girls also
More of Jesus, Less of Me
Cavanaugh and Forseth
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.
“Help Lord-The Devil Wants Me Fat!” Lovett 1982 Naturally, every library has its share of diet/health books. They go in and out of fashion more than, well, fashion. This book takes the extra added bonus of blaming Satan. Evidently Satan