While we were twiddling our thumbs, waiting for US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to announce the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, our managing editor opted to ransack her vintage cookbook stash for tidbits of health advice.
The purported benefits of a gelatin, milk and bacon-based diet abound in the gallery above. If you dig what you see, let us know and we'll dive into the collection on the regular.
By the way, the USDA sez you should halt the salt
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