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Deadly Diets

Deadly Diets( )
Author: Croy, Anita
Series title:The Bizarre History of Beauty Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2018
Publisher:Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.05
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Did you know that an 18th century Swedish king ate himself to death at a feast? Or that Maria Callas swallowed a tapeworm to try to control her weight? People throughout the ages have turned to bizarre dietary regimes to shape their bodies. This book covers so many interesting moments in food history, from cannibals to fasting, moral diets to extreme weight loss, fad diets to war rationing, and the diagnosis of eating disorders to Elvis. At the same time, readers learn history,...
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