In the ’60s, human bodies processed food differently. Men didn’t need to worry if things were fattening, so long as they ate the diet prescribed by any doctor worth his cigarettes: red meat, bacon, eggs, and moderately-priced scotch. But then the men, they went and started eating fruit, and discovered that, despite it being fruit it was bad for them, or, as this footage calls it, “fattening.” Fortunately, there was Diet Delight – regular canned fruit, with with half the calories somehow removed.
If it’s good enough for Young Dabney Coleman, it’s good enough for the men of Kennedy-era America.
Latest posts by Brian Boone (see all)
- LaToya Jackson’s “Heart Don’t Lie” - July 18, 2014
- M.A.S.K., the Cartoon and Toy Line, Not the Deeply Sad Eric Stoltz Movie - July 16, 2014
- MTV’s Mega-Dose - June 30, 2014