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diet

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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Neither gluten nor soy protein fed as a high-protein diet was capable of inducing a high level of abnormal tumor foci.
However, this is also too small a difference to account for the differences in weight loss observed in patients on high-protein diets.
In the beginning of the 1960s there was another diet guru by the name of Adelle Davis, whose books influenced many to try a high-protein diet in order to be healthy and fit.
The menus overall seemed to generally fit into groups who do better on high-protein diets or low-protein diets, dairy products or no dairy products, and lots of vegetables, not much fruit.
The researchers measured no difference in blood-cholesterol concentrations between the two diet groups, but people on the high-protein diet had greater reductions of triglycerides in their blood.
Six tests administered at 6-month intervals showed that a high-protein diet had favorable effects on bone density in the calcium-supplemented group only.
I'm not aware of a single, trustworthy piece of evidence that suggests that high-protein diets like Atkins's are a healthy way to eat," says Roberts.
The well known American TV evangelist said he strongly disagreed with the purported health benefits of a high-fat, high-protein diet, the Independent reported.
Dr Gardner, scientific director of the Colorado Centre for Reproductive Medicine in Englewood, found ammonium levels were four times higher in mice on a high-protein diet.
Nutritionists also warn that a low-carb, high-protein diet is not a magical path to weight loss.
Promoted by vertically integrated hog operations--industrial firms that not only mass-rear hogs but also slaughter them and package the meat for supermarkets--these pigs have been bred to bulk up quickly on a high-protein diet, laying down fairly lean meat.