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Lulu Hunt Peters

  • Why, there is Mrs. Natty B. Slymm, who is beautifully thin, and she eats twice as much as you do, and does not gain an ounce. You know positively that eating has nothing to do with it, for one time you dieted, didn't eat a thing but what the doctor ordered, besides your regular meals, and you actually gained.

  • Alcoholic drinks make the fat fatter and the thin thinner, and both more feeble mentally.

  • ... it is easier to teach twenty what were good to be done than to be one of the twenty to follow our own teaching.

  • Hunger, like cold feet, is hard to go to sleep on.

Lulu Hunt Peters, U.S. physician, diet pioneer

(1873 - 1930)