from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A diary; a journal.
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If there were one magic pill for fighting fat and saving lives, the pharmaceutical industry would send everyone from scale makers to diet-book authors into bankruptcy.
In one sense the diet-book claims are right: If you are trying to lose weight, you can't eat all the fruit you want.
On its face, a panel featuring a daytime talk-show host, high-end restaurateur and head judge on Bravo's hit Top Chef, diet-book author, uber-rich foodie mom, and New York Times writer wouldn't appear to pose any danger to the restaurants-make-us-fat myth.
Salon cartoonist Carol Lay discusses the world's first diet-book graphic memoir and why the best approach to weight loss is the least sensational.
One upping the slightly disingenuous French Women Don't Get Fat, The latest incarnation in the Healthier Than Thou diet-book genre is Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat by Naomi Moriyama.
The whole diet-book industry is somewhat based upon subjectivity—it’s a response to people looking in the mirror.