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Bantingism

[ban-ting-iz-uh m] /ˈbæn tɪŋˌɪz əm/
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
1860-1865
1860-65; after W. Banting (19th-century London cabinetmaker); see -ism
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