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History's Weirdest Fad Diets

By Gerard
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As early as the Greeks and Romans people have been dieting. But while it was largely about health and fitness back then, it's the Victorians who really kick started the fad diet. It is during this time that things tip over into dieting more for aesthetic reasons and the diet industry explodes.
So what are the weirdest and unhealthiest fad diets from history?

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