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Timeline: A History of Single-Food Diets

See also: Can man live on fruit alone? Read more about fruitarianism.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

1980s
Cabbage Soup

The Diet: Seven days of cabbage soup and limited fruits, veggies, and meat.

The Die-hards: Reagan-era flight attendants are said to rely on the low-cal soup to meet periodic weigh-ins. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Renée Zellweger supposedly use it for rapid slim-downs.

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