Kōrero: Body shape and dieting

A successful dieter

A successful dieter

This type of photograph is a newspaper staple – a newly slim person holding a large garment they used to wear. Patricia Davies of Upper Hutt was photographed in May 1974 after losing 102 pounds (46 kilograms) in less than nine months. Her diet included eggs, fish, a limited amount of red meat, skim milk powder and fruit.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1974/3347

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Caroline Daley, 'Body shape and dieting - The ideal figure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41400/a-successful-dieter (accessed 7 October 2022)

He kōrero nā Caroline Daley, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013