Dietary Timeline

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Robert Atkins publishes Diet Revolution (eat all the fat you want; high-protein, low-carb). A bestseller. Revised in 1981 as the New Diet Revolution.

Chewing The Fat: Morsels From Dieting History. The Washington Post, Style Section, October 12, 1999