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Vintage 1950s Roman Meal Diet Plan

This little 28 page 1950s advertising diet booklet promotes and incorporates the use of Roman Meal Bread as part of a 21 day weight loss plan which averages 1,328 calories per day. Shown are two days of the plan, which is Copyright 1956, Roman Meal, Inc.

The diet booklet was free when you wrote to Holsum Bakers in 1956:



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