Girl Scouts & Chocolate (c1917)

Working toward a Personal Health merit badge? The 1917 edition of the Girl Scout Manual lists the follow first of 12 requirements. These folks knew what they were doing!

To obtain a badge for personal health, a Scout must:

1. Eat no sweets, candy, or cake between meals for three months.

2. Drink nothing but water, chocolate, or cocoa for a year.

Thanks to Lisa P. for contributing this tasty tidbit! ~Rich