Pritikin diet

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A diet high—> 90% of calories—in complex carbohydrates (e.g., whole grains, fruits, and vegetables), low in protein, fat, cholesterol, with severely restricted caffeine, salt, and sugar. The Pritikin diet reduces the risk of coronary artery disease and hypertension, and may benefit arthritis, diabetes, gout, stroke, and other Western diseases

Pritikin diet

Nutrition A diet high–> 90% of calories in complex carbohydrates–eg, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, ↓ in protein, fat, cholesterol, with severely restricted caffeine, salt, and sugar; the PD ↓ the risk of CAD and HTN, and may benefit arthritis, DM, gout, stroke, and other diseases of civilization. See Diet, Ornish regimen.

Pritikin,

Nathan, U.S. physician, d. 1985.
Pritikin diet - stresses consumption of whole grains, vegetables, and small amounts of lean meat and fish coupled with daily aerobic exercise routine.