Sylvester Graham (July 5, 1794 – September 11, 1851), a Presbyterian minister, was an American dietary reformer, best known for his emphasis on vegetarianism, the temperance movement and his emphasis on eating whole-grain bread; he did not invent graham flour, graham bread, or graham crackers, but those products were inspired by his preaching.
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- Comparative anatomy, therefore, proves that man is naturally a frugivorous animal, formed to subsist upon fruits, seeds, and farinaceous vegetables.
- Sylvester Graham's Lectures on the Science of Human Life, condensed by T. Baker, Manchester: John Heywood, 1881, p. 76.