Publisher London: Published by Harrison, 59, Pall Mall, Bookseller to the Queen and H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. Collection americana. Digitizing sponsor. LETTER. ON CORPULENCE,. ^bk^sscAT ia ilje. fuWtc: Bt WILLIAM BANTING. THIRD EDITION. LONDON”: PUBLISHED BY HAERISON, 59,. PALL MALT^. In , Banting wrote a booklet called Letter on knows, is frequently induced by [corpulence].

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Views Read Edit View history. The royal undertaking warrant for the Banting family eventually ended in with the retirement of William Westport Banting. Scientist Tim Noakes popularised Banting in South Africa when he named his high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet after Banting. His previously unsuccessful attempts had been on the advice of various medical experts. Retrieved from ” https: Subscription or UK public library membership required.

This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. William Harvey, who in turn had learned of this type of diet, but in the context of diabetes management, from attending lectures in Paris by Claude Bernard. The Father of the Low-Carbohydrate Diet”. Undertakercoffin maker. Banting accounted all of his unsuccessful fasts, diets, spa and exercise regimens in his past.

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Good Calories, Bad Calories: Banting’s booklet remains in print as ofand is still available on-line. The emphasis was on avoiding sugar, saccharine matter, starch, beer, milk and butter. The popularity of the pamphlet mentioned above was such that the questions “Do you bant?

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William Banting – Wikipedia

InBanting wrote a booklet called Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public [6] which contained the particular plan for the diet he followed. Vernon and Jacqueline A. Formerly obesehe is also known for being the first to popularise a weight loss diet based on limiting the intake of carbohydrates, especially those of a starchy or sugary nature.

Gary Taubes ‘ study of carbohydrates, Good Calories, Bad Caloriesbegins with a prologue entitled “A brief history of Banting” and discusses Banting at some length.

Penguin Pocket on This Day. In the early 19th century, the family business of William Banting of St. Banting was a distant relative of Sir Frederick Bantingthe co-discoverer of insulin.


December — 16 March [1] [2] was a notable English undertaker.

Retrieved 26 December From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online ed. English undertaker and populariser of a weight loss diet. The self-published edition was so popular that he determined to sell it to the general public.

Letter on corpulence, addressed to the public

He then described the dietary change which finally had worked for him, following the advice of another medical expert. It was written as an open letter in the form of a personal testimonial. The third and later editions were published by Harrison, London.