Fat and Sassy

my views on being larger than life.

But Doctors don’t lie do they – old ads February 13, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — erylin @ 12:09 am

I am reminded of the cigarette of old when I see how a lot of the medical community reacts to diet and obesity nowadays….they were wrong about cigarettes….and heroin…and cocaine…and thorazine……but i digress……check out the old cigarette ads….for your health mind you!

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4 Responses to “But Doctors don’t lie do they – old ads”

  1. O.C. Says:

    Yes! An older friend of mine lost her mother to cancer because her mother’s doctor had prescribed cigarettes to her as a weight loss aid when she was young.

    I am confident that years from now we’re going to see the obesity panic through the same lens.

  2. Twistie Says:

    That is precisely why we all need to remember things like these cigarette ads and some of the more bizarre fad diets, etc. of days gone by.

  3. Katie Says:

    I’m so in love with you now for compiling all of these pictures.

    You rule!

  4. Piffle Says:

    I remember reading a pregnancy book from the forties or fifties where the recommendation for gaining too much weight during pregnancy was to smoke. Twisted my tummy a bit.


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