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Hay diet

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Definition of Hay diet in English:

noun

A diet in which carbohydrates are eaten at separate times from fruit and proteins, in the belief that this aids digestion.

Origin

1930s: named after William Howard Hay (1866–1940), the American physician who devised it.

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