Episode 35: Our Obsession with Diets with Susan Yager

This week on A Taste of the Past Linda speaks to Susan Yager, author of The Hundred Year Diet, an examination of Americas obsession with dieting, going back over a hundred years. Susan took a look at fad diets from the past and present; everything from an old timey obsession with extreme mastication to the recent Atkins, South Beach, and other diets that briefly made headlines only to fade into obscurity. This episode was sponsored by Edwards of Surry Virginia.

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