The Banting Restaurant Joint Stock Company (Limited)
Nutrition, Physiology, Chemistry, Scientific Practitioners
Inspired by William Banting's extraordinary claims regarding diet and corpulence, this item advertises an 'Association' for 'enabling persons endowed with a hearty appetite, to gratify it without incurring the penalty of corpulence'. Explains that the company will prepare 'viands which, whilst excluding, as much as possible, saccharine, farinaceous, and oleaginous matters' guarantees pleasure to the palette. Boasts that 'Leading Professors of Chemistry and Gastronomy' have helped the company produce the required dishes.
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