...centuries ago, people's main preoccupation was loosing appetite. In part, because it typically meant that you could be suffering from consumption (TB), or, perhaps a venereal disease of some sort or other? All said, no one in those days associated gluttony (using this term) with a sickness. When did this change?
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Thank you. I think it's interesting how 200 years ago people ate large quantities of food and no one associated that with "eating disorders," but in fact with good health; today, you're a glutton.
Well said. I was seeing documentary stating people in starving countries (Mexico, India) are now overweight, because now eat, - not food, but food products - p.chips, candy bars, soda, etc.
In those days, there were no flavor enhacements - only sugar, salt, and they also used pork fat, because it makes food taste really good.