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Richard Burton on “The Drinking Man's Diet”—and other unsuccessful meal plans of the rich and famous - Prospect

1864. William Banting, undertaker, publishes his Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public: “Of all the parasites that affect humanity I do not know of, nor can I imagine, any more distressing than that of Obesity, and, having just emerged from a ...

American women's obsession with being thin began with this 'scientist' - Timeline

The dieting advice of William Banting, an English undertaker turned anti-fat crusader, was so influential in Victorian-era London that his surname became a verb, synonymous with dieting (i.e., “I'm banting”). Hauser also wasn't the first to count ...

Banting diet: What to eat and not to eat - Body and Soul

When it comes to a new fad diet or trend, we're not easily convinced – nope, not at all. But with a lot of chatter in the health world surrounding the rather old, but new Banting Diet, which claims fat is not the enemy and weight loss is easy, we ...

The Banting Diet: How to get started and what to eat on the high fat and low carb plan - goodtoknow

The Banting Diet has been around since the 19th Century, so how can it help you today in the 21st Century? The original Banting Diet is named after 19th century undertaker William Banting who used the plan to overcome obesity in the 1860s. Thrilled by ...

Alcohol, dirty bathwater and yoghurt enemas: the daftest diets in history - iNews

The first low-carbohydrate diet book was 'Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public', written in 1863 by William Banting. So popular was the book that 'Banting' became a synonym for dieting: “sorry, I can't empty that can of squirty cream into my ...

Dieters are willing to do almost anything to lose weight - Washington Post

"Of all the parasites that affect humanity I do not know of, nor can I imagine, any more distressing than that of Obesity." So started William Banting's "Letter on Corpulence," probably the first diet book published. Banting, an overweight undertaker ...

The long, strange history of dieting fads - Salon

So started William Banting's “Letter on Corpulence,” likely the first diet book ever published. Banting, an overweight undertaker, published the book in 1864 to espouse his success after replacing an excessive intake of bread, sugar and potatoes with ...

Trendy Diets Are Nothing New - Pacific Standard

"Of all the parasites that affect humanity I do not know of, nor can I imagine, any more distressing than that of Obesity." So started William Bantings Letter on Corpulence, likely the first diet book ever published. Banting, an overweight undertaker ...

Drink meat smoothies and avoid swamps: 1000 years of dieting fads - Quartz

“Of all the parasites that affect humanity I do not know of, nor can I imagine, any more distressing than that of Obesity.” So started William Banting's “Letter on Corpulence,” likely the first diet book ever published. Banting, an overweight ...

The Banting diet: What is it? - The South African

Banting or the banting diet, is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet, named after William Banting, the first known person to adopt this style of eating. William was knocking about in the 1800s already so if you think that this is all brand new ...

Banting diet basics for beginners: where do you even start? - The South African

The banting diet is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet, named after William Banting, the first person to do it. He was an undertaker living in England in the 1800s. A lot has changed since then, but the basics of the diet haven't. In short, the ...

The Banting diet: What is on the really red list? - The South African

The banting diet has gained huge popularity in South Africa in recent years. The concept isn't exactly new. In fact, the “banting” part in “banting diet” comes from William Banting, an undertaker from England who popularized the LCHF way of eating back ...

Sandwich Baron adds Banting meals to its menu - Mzansi Life

“It is no flash in the pan, but is arguably the oldest eating plan first prescribed in 1861 by a Harley Street surgeon Mr William Harvey with great success to a corpulent London undertaker, Mr William Banting.” “Knowing there is a growing market for ...

How to eat like a Victorian - BBC News

William Banting, a Victorian undertaker, was an exception. He was apparently so fat he had to go down the stairs backwards. His family were funeral directors to the Royal Household and oversaw the funerals of the Duke of Wellington, Prince Albert and ...

Forget the Atkins diet — try the beef and brandy weight loss plan - Spectator.co.uk

Before Atkins, before Dukan, before the 5:2 diet so effectively followed by George Osborne, there was Banting. William Banting, a portly undertaker who organised the funerals of both the Duke of Wellington and Prince Albert, had an unexpected success ...

Ready for the Banting Diet? - Daily News & Analysis

l This diet is essentially a low-carb high-fat diet named after the first person to try this diet, William Banting, way back in 1862. Banting was a very obese British undertaker who experienced significant weight loss after following a diet that was ...

The History of Dieting and Weight Loss: It Started 2300 Years Ago With the Greeks - Christian Post

William Banting, Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public (1869). The similarities in diets from hundreds of years ago until now are striking. Very little has changed. Over the years the word "diet" has drastically morphed. Initially, the Greek ...

2016 top story: Complete Idiot's Guide to Tim Noakes Diet – banting made simple - BizNews

The eponymous William Banting was fat – a heavily overweight, ailing British undertaker, and he ate low carbs on the advice of Dr William Harvey in 1862. Banting lost weight and felt great. Harvey wrote about it, but under pressure from medical ...

Tim Noakes to face the Nutrition Inquisition - DestinyConnect

According to The Real Meal Revolution website: “After the success experienced by William Banting on this low-carb, high-fat eating plan, the “banting” diet became the standard treatment for weight loss in all major European and North American medical ...

How Banting began – Tim Noakes on history, hope and high-fat - BizNews

The origins of the Old Mutual Health Convention can be traced to William Banting and his monograph Letter on Corpulence first published in London in 1862. His was the first description of the successful reversal of (resistant) obesity with a reduced ...

William Banting was a notable English undertaker. Formerly obese, he 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. He undertook his dietary changes at the suggestion of Soho Square physician Dr. William Harvey, who in turn had learnt of this type of diet, but in the context of diabetes management, from attending lectures in Paris by Claude Bernard.

William Banting.png
Born c. December 1796
Died 16 March 1878
Kensington, London, England
Occupation Undertaker, coffin maker
Nationality British
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Low-carbohydrate diet
Spouse Mary Ann (wife)
Children Amelia (daughter)

William Banting (c. December 1796 – 16 March 1878) was a notable English undertaker. Formerly obese, he 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. He undertook his dietary changes at the suggestion of Soho Square physician Dr. William Harvey, who in turn had learnt of this type of diet, but in the context of diabetes management, from attending lectures in Paris by Claude Bernard.

A Virtual History Tour Of William Banting

Taking you on a tour around all the places in London related to the great grandfather of low carbohydrate diets, William Banting! From his family residence to ...

Who Created The 1860’s Banting Diet For Weight Loss?

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The banting diet: pseudoscience or a weight loss miracle?

Some have argued that his banting diet borders on pseudoscience and others that it is a miracle weight loss programme. TONIGHT, Bruce Whitfield speaks to ...

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Banting Diet Update

In this video you will see real life results of the banting diet. the banting diet plan has revolusionised the way people eat. Also known as LCHF, the the banting ...

Banting - 'A diet made in heaven'

Cape Town -- The high-fat, high-protein, low-carb diet has gained popularity once again. But despite being rubbished by health experts it seems the so-called ...