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diet1 US English

The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats

diet2 US English

A legislative assembly in certain countries

diet1 US Thesaurus

health problems related to your diet

diet2 US Thesaurus

the diet's lower house

Hay diet US English

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

Atkins diet US English

A diet high in protein and fat and low in carbohydrates, prescribed for weight loss

crash diet US English

A weight-loss diet undertaken with the aim of achieving very rapid results

5:2 diet US English

A diet that involves eating normally for five days out of a seven-day period and greatly restricting the amount of food eaten on the other two days

Paleo diet US English

A diet based on the types of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans, consisting chiefly of meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit, and excluding dairy or grain products and processed food

balanced diet US English

A diet consisting of a variety of different types of food and providing adequate amounts of the nutrients necessary for good health

diet-busting US English

(Of food) high in calories; fattening

Diet of Worms US English

A meeting of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V’s imperial diet at Worms in 1521, at which Martin Luther was summoned to appear. Luther committed himself there to the cause of Protestant reform, and his teaching was formally condemned in the Edict of Worms

elimination diet US English

A procedure used to identify foods that may be causing an adverse effect in a person, in which all suspected foods are excluded from the diet and then reintroduced one at a time

Mediterranean diet US English

A diet of a type traditional in Mediterranean countries, characterized especially by a high consumption of vegetables and olive oil and moderate consumption of protein, and thought to confer health benefits

Worms, Diet of US English

See Diet of Worms.

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