advertisements on this page were typical at the turn of the century. These
appeared in many of the popular magazines of the period, like The Ladies
Home Journal and Harper's Bazaar.
Companies that exhibited
at events like the Pan-American Exposition often noted so in their ads.
The awarding of any honors at such events was certainly promoted.
Notice the use of
the terms "wholesome," "healthful" and "nutritious."
Keep in mind that there were few regulations to check false advertising
and that clinical evidence was not necessary to back claims of nutritional
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images to see larger versions of each ad.