1. "Love Among the Onions," Weight Watchers Magazine, March 1992, at 66  View Low-Resolution .GIF Version View High-Resolution .PDF Version

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   View Low-Resolution .GIF Version View High-Resolution .PDF Version

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 year."

Subjects:  Resorts/spas - weight control - humor

3. "Avoiding The Road To Ruin," Weight Watchers Magazine, November 1992, at 66  View Low-Resolution .GIF Version View High-Resolution .PDF Version

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)  View Low-Resolution .GIF Version View High-Resolution .PDF Version

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 relationships

 

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