diet diet  /ˈdaɪ ət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a prescribed selection of foods
  2. (n) a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)
  3. (n) the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)
  4. (n) the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
  5. (v) follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons
  6. (v) eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight

Usage(s):

  1. First it was fat, then it was carbs and, in recent years, the buzzword for the diet-conscious has become glycemic index.
  2. Sales of the diet candy had been sluggish for years when Jeffrey Martin took over the product.
  3. A country prone to dieting fads has convinced itself that bananas for breakfast is a magic formula for weight loss.

News

  1. hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans Announce New, Fast Weight Loss with Healthy Eating that Leads ...

    Diet Doc’s hCG diets now offer patients lasting, fast weight loss by addressing initial fat loss and educating patients on the importance of healthy eating to maintain their weight for the future. (PRWeb June 26, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/hcg-diets/fast-weight-loss/prweb10869387.htm
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. hCG Diets / Diet Doc Weight Loss Plans Announces Prescription Strength 7-Keto DHEA Diet Pills to Boost Metabolism and ...

    The combination of Diet Doc's customized hCG diet plans and the newly released prescription strength 7-Keto DHEA diet pills trims pounds and inches, turning the body into a fat burning machine, safely and naturally. (PRWeb June 26, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/hcg-diets/diet-pills/prweb10870046.htm
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

    Title: Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Category: Health News Created: 6/24/2013 8:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 26, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

Quotes

  1. "There's just a growing scientific consensus that current levels of salt in the diet are one of the biggest health threats to the public," says Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a consumer advocacy group that...
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Michael Jacobson Source: Forbes

  2. "I never asked for anything more than a Diet Dr. Pepper once in a while," Palin said as she returned to the governor's office from her two-month odyssey as the GOP vice presidential nominee.
    on Nov 7, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. The actress, who stars in the new "Tron" remake, also says feels "way happier when I eat a plant based diet, and I feel about a thousand times more energetic."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Olivia Wilde Source: CBS News

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