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n.1.One who follows the dietetic system of Graham.
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Solid hydrocarbons, including gilsonite, wurtzilite, grahamite, ozokerite, and albertite, are found as veins or pods in some oil shales.
It is also interesting to note that upsurges in popular interest in nutrition often have coincided with times of political reform and change: Grahamite vegetarianism during the Jacksonian "reform era" of the 1830's; the "New Nutrition" of the 1890's and early 1900's paralleling Progressivism's emphasis on governmental and industrial reform; and the Organic-Natural-Holistic movement of the late 1960's and early 1970's as part of the counter-cultural, antiwar, and ecological ferment of that period.
For a Grahamite the ultimate goal was social--a strictly hygienic community of hard-working, God-fearing, gluten-munching, anesthetized celibates: