Bantingism
Bantingism Ban"ting*ism, n. A method of reducing corpulence by avoiding food containing much farinaceous, saccharine, or oily matter; -- so called from William Banting of London. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bantingism — /ban ting iz euhm/, n. (often l.c.) Med. a weight reduction method based on a diet high in proteins and low in fats and carbohydrates. Also, Banting. [1860 65; after W. Banting (19th century London cabinetmaker); see ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bantingism — n. weigh reducing diet based on high protein and low fat and carbohydrate intake …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bantingism — ban·ting·ism …   English syllables

  • bantingism — noun see banting I * * * /ban ting iz euhm/, n. (often l.c.) Med. a weight reduction method based on a diet high in proteins and low in fats and carbohydrates. Also, Banting. [1860 65; after W. Banting (19th century London cabinetmaker)}}; see… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bant — ˈbant intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: short for bantingize to reduce by bantingism, from banting + ize : to practice banting : diet * * * /bant/, v.i. Med. to lose weight by practicing Bantingism. [1860 65; back formation from BANTING] …   Useful english dictionary

  • William Banting — William Banting, nach seiner Gewichtsabnahme William Banting (* 1797; † 16. März 1878 in London) war ein englischer Bestattungsunternehmer, der die erste kommerzielle Diät erfasst und publiziert hat,[1] die ihm sein Arzt zur Gewichtsabnahme… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bant — /bant/, v.i. Med. to lose weight by practicing Bantingism. [1860 65; back formation from BANTING] * * * …   Universalium

  • Banting — /ban ting/, n. 1. Sir Frederick Grant, 1891 1941, Canadian physician: one of the discoverers of insulin; Nobel prize 1923. 2. (often l.c.) Bantingism. * * * …   Universalium

  • bant — v. lose weight by doing Bantingism diet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • banted — v. lose weight by doing Bantingism diet …   English contemporary dictionary

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