On the Record: Jan. 25, 1982

In California to pose for a recent Los Angeles magazine cover story on diet and fitness, Christie Brinkley gave in to the unthinkable and stuffed her splendid 5-ft. 8-in. frame with Mexican food. Christie paid for the binge—she found herself a wee bit more pneumatic in her mauve, Lycra-stretch jumpsuit. Not to worry. Included in the Los Angeles story was a collection of hip-slimming homilies to which Christie subscribes. Most of the diet tips were standard. Avoid mayonnaise, butter, margarine, oil and salad dressings, drink lots of water and no more than two glasses of wine a day. Christie, who weighs...

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