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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.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

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:

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Low fat diets were promoted by healthcare professionals and became public policy in the 1980s and 1990s.
The WIll indicated that a low fat diet (which many had hoped would be a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of breast cancer) failed to show a significant protective effect.
Serum triglyceride levels fell by a mean of 52% among patients on the low-carbohydrate diet compared with an average 11% drop among those on the low fat diet.
The low fat diet produced no adverse effects on the children's height, sexual maturation, or body mass index.
In addition, during the low fat diet, the runners' levels of essential fatty acids and some nutrients (especially zinc) were too low.
Whitfield-Brown and her colleagues also highlighted some benefits of following a low fat diet. They said that such diets could help people develop awareness and confidence about appropriate food choices, feel better, and improve blood fat measurements.
'Our data suggests that low fat diets put populations at increased risk for cardiovascular disease,' lead researcher Dr.