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The Ultimate History of Healthy Eating

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Updated: 18 December 2017
Let this infographic take you through the history of dieting- from tapeworms to cabbage soup, this is your ultimate history of healthy eating.


It is easy to forget that our obsession with our bodies is nothing new- we are following in the steps of our ancestors, who were also constantly changing their diet in an attempt to eat better and improve their health. We are lucky nowadays that a lot of our eating habits are based on proven scientific research, a century ago this was much less the case. Check out the infographic below to find out the history of health eating in the Western World. It makes you wonder, where will we be in another 100 years from here?