Jane Fonda’s "Workout Book"
epitomizes the fitness craze.
is imported from France and approved
in America. Twenty deaths are reported
during its first six years in America.
is a Feminist Issue," by Susie Orbach
argues that food and fat are tied up with
gender and power.
Carpenter died in 1983 of heart
failure after suffering from anorexia
for many years.
Singer Karen Carpenter dies at age 32
from anorexia nervosa, bringing eating
disorders to America’s attention.
a magazine for larger women, is started.
The average model weighs 23 percent
less than the average American woman.