A Slimmer's Guide
From Eat Fat And Grow Slim by Richard MacKarness, M.B., B.S (1958)

STOP—Never Eat These
CAUTION— Only one small helping a day
GO —Eat as much as you like


Never eat these.

Arrowroot, pearl barley, biscuits, bread, cornflour, breakfast cereals, crispbreads,flour, macaroni and other pasta, puddings and pies, rice, sago, semolina, tapioca, and cakes and buns of all kinds.
Dried vegetables such as peas, beans and lentils.
Dried fruits such as prunes and figs.
Canned fruits in heavy syrup.
Sugar, chocolate and confectionery of all kinds.
Jam, honey and marmalade (except those sweetened with saccharine).
Ice cream, malted milk and other bedtime drinks. Soups and sauces thickened with flour.


Only one small helping a day.

Root vegetables, such as parsnips, potatoes, beetroot, swedes;
broad beans, bananas, chestnuts, apples;
sausages, except those which have no bread or cereal content
(Continental sausages like salami.)


Eat as much as you like.

Meat of all kinds, including offal, bacon and ham.
Fish of all kinds, especially the "fat fish" like herring, salmon, mackerel and sardines.
Vegetables of all kinds (except those listed for caution).
Salad greens of all kinds, including chicory and tomatoes.
Fruit of all kinds (except those listed as enemies or for caution).
Dairy produce, including cheese, and especially cream cheeses, butter, single and double cream, milk and eggs.
Fats and oils, including butter, the fat of meat, lard, dripping, olive oil, and frying oils.