Definition of diety
1. diet [ n ] a prescribed selection of foodsUsed in print:
(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
It has a great many assets to recommend it and if you have n't made avocado a part of your diet yet , you really should .
They were put on control diets to determine as accurately as possible , the normal cholesterol level of their blood .
(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)
By the middle of the summer , many_of the larvae apparently receive such a good diet that it is `` optimal '' , and it is then that young queens begin to appear .
(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)
The effect of drugs that act_on the iodide concentrating mechanism can be counteracted by addition of relatively large amounts of iodine to the diet .
Besides the presence of goitrogens in the diet , the level of iodine itself in the diet plays a major role in governing the activity of the thyroid_gland .Synonyms diet Related Terms fare bland_diet high-vitamin_diet diabetic_diet carbohydrate_loading vegetarianism light_diet liquid_diet low-fat_diet low-sodium_diet reducing_diet soft_diet gluten-free_diet high-protein_diet balanced_diet allergy_diet
2. diet [ n ] the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)Synonyms diet Related Terms fare animal
3. diet [ n ] a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)Synonyms diet Related Terms legislature Japan
4. diet [ v ] eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weightSynonyms diet Related Terms fast dietary
5. diet [ v ] follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons
Examples: "He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet"
6. diet [ a ] having relatively few calories
Examples: "diet cola" "light (or lite) beer" "lite (or light) mayonnaise" "a low-cal diet"
7. diet [ n ] the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)Synonyms dieting diet Related Terms fast
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