The word diet is a noun. Diet means (1) the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods), (2) the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal), (3) a prescribed selection of foods, (4) a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan).
Diet is also a verb that means (1) eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight, (2) follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word diet.
Browse this health and diet foods manufacturer directory for information about health and diet food manufacturers in the United States. The photo on this page shows a floret of fresh broccoli.
Browse this health and diet foods retailer directory to locate health food and diet food retailers in the United States. The photo on this web page depicts a measuring tape around a freshly-washed apple.
Browse this nutritionist guide and directory to learn about nutritionists and dietitians in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a nutritionist discussing food choices with a client.
This nutritionist page comprises information about nutritionist careers in the United States of America plus a photograph of a nutritionist holding a nutritious apple.
Nutrition refers to the intake and utilization of food substances. Proteins, fats, and carbohydrates supply the body with energy, while vitamins, minerals, and fiber provide necessary nutrients.
Fiber is a necessary nutritional component for maintaining good health. Learn all about fiber and the foods that contain it with this nutritional guide to fiber.
The American Diabetes Association, founded in 1940, is a nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The mission is to cure and prevent diabetes and to enhance the lives of those who have it. On the website, which is in English and Spanish, are links to information about the disease, diet and exercise, and much more.
iVillage, founded in 1995 with headquarters in New York City, is an Internet site that is geared to women's interests. Users can find out about news, weather, and get horoscopes, as well as advice and stories about health, diet, pregnancy and parenting, beauty and style, home and garden, weddings, and much more. The site also contains blogs, shopping, and schedules on iVillage Live TV.
The following articles provide recent diet-related news.
PARIS (AFP) - Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with low-carb and high-carb diets, researchers reported.
Straits Times. Friday, 17 Aug 2018 10:06:04 +0800.
(Reuters Health) - Patients with chronic kidney disease could slow the progression of their illness and delay dialysis through nutrition therapy, according to a new article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 Aug 2018 15:32:34 -0400.