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Hilarious Health Claims of Yore

Woman's Weekly / 30th April 1965

I don’t know for sure whether Lucozade was regularly recommended for an upset stomach by the medical profession in the past, but my mother certainly gave me Lucozade when I was sick as a child. However, the Wikipedia entry states clearly that it’s not recommended for sodium and electrolyte replacement.

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Sexism with Lucozade…

Woman's Weekly / 26th July 1957

Yes, no wonder John grumbled, when he was used to women looking after him all day from birth. Why would he understand how tiring housework actually was pre-white goods, when he never had to do it? Luckily, Lucozade is marketed as a sports energy drink nowadays: for BOTH sexes.

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