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in Scots practice
1 the date fixed by a court for hearing a case.
2 a single session of a court.

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

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A Mediterranean diet is thought to protect the eyes by reducing the risk of inflammation.
The stores will feature Mediterra nutrition bars, the first bars based on the Mediterranean Diet.
Previous research suggests following a Mediterranean diet may relate to better cognitive function and a lower risk of dementia.
Participants included men and women (age 55-80) who were at risk of cardiovascular disease and were randomly assigned to one of three dietary interventions: a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts, or a control group advised to follow a lowfat diet.
The Mediterranean diet includes vegetables, fruits and nuts, pulses, cereals, potatoes, and fish, but little meat or dairy products and moderate alcohol.
Comment: The results of this study suggest that consumption of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil may prevent the development of atrial fibrillation in people who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease.
Greater adherence to a Mediterranean diet pattern was associated with a 10%-18% reduced risk of total and ischemic stroke," Dr.
But as someone who is lucky enough to go abroad for a summer holiday, I know that most people in Britain eat a Mediterranean diet - for about a week.
While this study did not address weight loss efficacy specifically, in terms of health and longevity, it appears the Mediterranean diet is an excellent choice.
In this group those who ate one pot of yogurt per day were 25 per cent less likely to be obese than those who ate two pots a week without the Mediterranean diet.
The Mediterranean diet typically includes unsaturated fats found in olive oil, nuts and avocados, along with vegetables like spinach, celery and carrots that are rich in nitrites and nitrates.
with 500 Delicious Recipes, a cookbook compendium brimming with healthy offerings from the traditional Mediterranean diet, which is well-known and clinically proven to reduce one's risk of heart disease and cancer.

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