Eat Like It’s 1943!

Tuesday, Apr. 6, 1943

Here’s one diet I’ll bet no one has tried lately: the 1943 ration-point diet as calculated by Mary Meade for the Chicago Tribune. You won’t have to count carbs or go paleo but it will be hard if you’re a vegan or vegetarian. Obesity was not a problem in 1943. But whatever restraints they faced,  Americans still ate meat  — only not very much of it. Go to P. 24 and try  this for a week:

1943_Apr 4 diet 1

1943 Apr 4 diet_21943_Apr 4 diet 3


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