Trials,Tribulations, Travels, Tastings...and Occassional Transcendence

Trials,Tribulations, Travels, Tastings...and Occassional Transcendence
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Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Ancient Diet Secrets

Did you ever find old family photos and notice how thin everyone was back then? Remember watching reruns of shows from the early years of TV and realising how great everyone looked? People didn't diet back then, they didn't exercise, there was no South Beach or Atkins either. In fact each morning breakfast consisted of bacon (mmmmm bacon), eggs, toast with real butter (yummy, fatty butter) and pancakes fried in Crisco. Lunch was usually a cheeseburger, fries and a milkshake. Dinner was a fried pork chop (mmmmm pork chop), mashed potatoes with butter, maybe corn or beans with dollops of butter on top and some chocolaty dessert that Mom stayed home and slaved over all day. How did they all do it? How did they eat so much yet stay so thin? I discovered the secret of the Eat-Whatever-The-Hell-You-Want-And-Never-Get-Fat diet. Here it is:

1 comment:

flahute said...

They really weren't that thin ...

Marilyn Monroe was 37-26-35.

See this photo, for example.

Mae West was 39-27-39.
Greta Garbo was 35-27-38.

What they had were curves and glamour and style.