May 10, 1862
The leading British diabetologist of the day - Dr Frederick Pavy, publishes a dietary for the diabetic full of animal meats, eggs, cheese, greens and nuts. "Must avoid eating: Sugar in any form, Bread, Potatoes. Peas. Cabbage. Pastry. Fruit of all kinds."
Researches on the Nature and Treatment of Diabetes
Dietary for the diabetic:
Butcher's meat of all kinds, except liver.
Eggs, cheese, cream, butter.
Greens, spinach, lettuce, nuts sparingly.
Must avoid Eating:
Sugar, bread, Rice, Potatoes, Cauliflower, peas, broccoli, and many more.