|Born||February 14, 1897|
January 26, 1969|
Miami Beach, Florida
|Alma mater||Chicago College of Osteopathy|
|Known for||Advocacy of good nutrition|
Victor Hugo Lindlahr (February 14, 1897 – January 26, 1969) was an American health food and weight loss pioneer. From 1936 to 1953, he hosted Talks and Diet, a popular radio series about nutrition.
In 1940, he wrote the book You Are What You Eat, one of the earliest texts of the health food movement in the United States, which sold over half a million copies. His book is also credited for popularizing the expression. His father was the famous naturopath Henry Lindlahr.
- Guide to Balanced Diet (1938)
- You Are What You Eat (1940)
- The Lindlahr Vitamin Cook Book (1941)
- Win Health Through Foods (1946)
- 7 Day Reducing Diet (1948)
- 201 Tasty Dishes for Reducers (1948)
- Eat and Reduce! (1948)
- Your Body Energy
- Calorie Countdown (1962)
- DeLong, Thomas A. (1996). Radio Stars: An Illustrated Biographical Dictionary of 953 Performers, 1920 through 1960. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-2834-2. P. 166.
- Buxton, Frank; Bill Owen (1972). The big broadcast, 1920-1950. Viking Press. p. 250. ISBN 978-0-670-16240-6.
- Levenstein, Harvey A. (2003). Paradox of plenty: a social history of eating in modern America, Part 12. University of California Press. p. 11. ISBN 978-0-520-23440-6.
- Gilman, Sander L. (2007). Diets and dieting: a cultural encyclopedia. Routledge. p. 178. ISBN 978-0-415-97420-2.
- Maloney, Cathy Jean. (2008). Chicago Gardens: The Early History. University of Chicago Press. p. 326. ISBN 978-0-226-50234-2
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