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American Museum of Natural History’s Adventures in the Global Kitchen: Tonics and Tinctures: Historic Remedies for Your Expanding Waistline

01/24/12 | 6:30pm

The American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street Map

212-769-5100

$30

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24-01-2012 12:00:00 24-01-2012 12:00:00 America/New_York American Museum of Natural History’s Adventures in the Global Kitchen: Tonics and Tinctures: Historic Remedies for Your Expanding Waistline | 6:30pm Millions of Americans will promise to lose a few pounds in 2012. But when did Americans start worrying about their waistlines? Join historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman, author of the blog Four Pounds Flour, for a look at how Americans traditionally tried to shed a few extra pounds. From William Banting’s “Letter on Corpulence” to “Fletcherizing” with John Harvey Kellogg, explore and taste some of the best (and worst) historic diet trends in America. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=102588 The American Museum of Natural History The American Museum of Natural History

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Millions of Americans will promise to lose a few pounds in 2012. But when did Americans start worrying about their waistlines? Join historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman, author of the blog Four Pounds Flour, for a look at how Americans traditionally tried to shed a few extra pounds. From William Banting’s “Letter on Corpulence” to “Fletcherizing” with John Harvey Kellogg, explore and taste some of the best (and worst) historic diet trends in America.

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