The New Aretha

October 1974
Ebony;Oct1974, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p178
The article focuses on how African American singer Aretha Franklin shed 40 pounds from her weight. It mentions that Franklin's new found confidence has a lot to do with her weight loss wherein she dropped from size 15 to nine. It adds that Franklin plans to write a book about her weight loss and reveals that she created her own weight loss program where she was most comfortable with. Moreover, it explores how she started with her diet regimen and her views on exercise.


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