video Today on the tray: The Oatmeal Cookie Diet

oatmeal cookiesMarch 18 is National Oatmeal Cookie Day.

Did you know that oatmeal cookies are “especially good as a dessert for athletes and for men and women on weight control diets”? So claims this 1959 Quaker ad. I don’t know about you, but I’m going on the Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Diet right away. Ha! Screw those salads! In your face, Jenny Craig!

Quaker oatmeal cookie ad (1959)

Do you know that a glass of milk and three oatmeal cookies provide from twenty to twenty-five percent of the protein you need every day?

So it’s a good idea to keep your cookie jar filled with popular oatmeal cookies. They’re wonderful for dessert and snacks anytime.

In fact, because of the protein in oatmeal cookies, they’re especially good as a dessert for athletes and for men and women on weight control diets.

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