|1. "Love Among the Onions," Weight Watchers Magazine, March 1992, at
New York Public Library Database Summary: "A man who has come to the
realization that supermarkets offer good opportunities to meet members of the opposite sex
humorously discusses the benefits of the supermarket setting."
Subjects: Dating - grocery stores - dating - humor - single persons
|2. "Working Vacation," Weight Watchers Magazine, July 1992, at 66
New York Public Library Database Summary: "When a man gained weight, he
decided to spend his vacation at a spa. His experiences at the spa, where he was the
only man, are related. His time there was so successful that he goes to a spa every
Subjects: Resorts/spas - weight control - humor
|3. "Avoiding The Road To Ruin," Weight
Watchers Magazine, November 1992, at 66
New York Public Library Database Summary: A businessman tells how he
learned the secrets of maintaining a diet and exercise routine even when he
had to travel. He recommends avoiding airplane food, eating only lean
meats and vegetables at meeting room buffets and exercising while on the road.
Subject: Travel - diet - exercise - weight control
|4. "Dating in the '90's," Weight Watchers Magazine, July 1993, at 66
(syndicated to newspapers through New York Times Syndication Sales Service, including as
"Diets, dates: dangerous liaisons," Atlanta Journal-Constitution,
January 23, 1994, at G1-G2; "Dieting vs. Dating: You Can't Just Chew the Fat
Anymore," San Francisco Chronicle, February 23, 1994, at E7 ) (available in LEXIS-NEXIS News Library)
InfoTrac Abstract: "The dinner date has changed since people have become more
nutritionally aware and are often on diets. Smaller amounts of food on such dates
lead to more opportunity to talk, which daters can find awkward. Health clubs have
become a popular meeting place for singles."
Subjects: "Dating (Social customs) - Anecdotes, cartoons, satire, etc.; Reducing
diets - Anecdotes, cartoons, satire, etc."
New York Public Library Database Summary: "Whether one diets in order to
date or vice versa, dieting has clearly affected dating. The subversion of
traditional dating-dining practices is discussed."
Subjects: Social life and customs - weight control - humor
Newspaper Abstracts: "Lawrence Savell discusses the relationship between dieting
and dating and how it has changed over the years."
ARTICLE TYPE: Commentary
DESCRIPTORS: Social life & customs; Weight control; Food; Diet; Personal