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Banting diet A high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet for obesity, which is no longer eponymously dignified.
Banting, William, English carpenter, 1796-1878.
Banting diet - diet high in fats and protein and low in refined carbohydrates, successfully used by Banting in 1862.
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THE Banting Diet
is the Victorian version of the Atkins Diet: low carbs, cut out starch and sugar, and avoid milk, beer and potatoes.
This pioneering six-part Channel 4 series examines which plan works best; is it the Banting diet
, first published in 1863, the "chew-chew" diet of the early 1900s or the first calorie counting Lulu diet, one of the best selling non-fiction publications of the 1920s?
He lost 50 pounds in a year on what appears to be a version of the Atkins diet, so perhaps it should be called the Banting Diet