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500 years of strange diets

If your latest diet resolution is already under strain, take comfort from knowing that there’s a long history of people monitoring what they munch.

Alice White

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Alice White

@HistorianAlice

Alice is a digital editor and Wikimedian for Wellcome Collection. Before joining Wellcome she researched frogs, moustaches, psychiatry in the Second World War, and British science fiction fans.