The Pritikin Diet was created by Nathan Pritikin and enhanced by his son Robert Pritikin. It is a low-fat, high carbohydrate diet. (cf. Atkins diet) The theory is that we have an instinct to eat fat that was developed in the early days of man. The instinct was useful then because opportunities to eat fat were rare, and the fat helped to store calories to make it through the lean times. ...

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