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Bantingism

[ban-ting-iz-uh m]
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noun (often lowercase) Medicine/Medical.
  1. a weight-reduction method based on a diet high in proteins and low in fats and carbohydrates.
Also Banting.

Origin of Bantingism

1860–65; after W. Banting (19th-century London cabinetmaker); see -ism
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