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Robert H. Rose, MD

Robert H. Rose, MD, was a practicing physician and author of the paper "Weight Reduction and Its Remarkable Effect on Blood Pressure" that appeared in the New York Medical Journal and Medical Record (June 21, 1922).
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1920s Advice: How to Regulate Your Weight

Eat lean meats, unsweetened fruits, and green foods; limit sugar; and watch “starchy” foods. Were our great-grandmothers onto something?