Retrolyte

weirdvintage:

Ayds Weight Loss supplement, 1956.  This product was popular up through the 1980s, until the AIDS crisis became well known.  After that, sales dropped at least 50 percent.  They changed the product’s name to “Diet Ayds” (Aydslim in Briain), but it eventually failed as a brand. (sources 1, 2)

weirdvintage:

Ayds Weight Loss supplement, 1956.  This product was popular up through the 1980s, until the AIDS crisis became well known.  After that, sales dropped at least 50 percent.  They changed the product’s name to “Diet Ayds” (Aydslim in Briain), but it eventually failed as a brand. (sources 12)