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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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List and his collaborators used mice to test whether weight fluctuation due to yo-yo dieting is as unhealthy as lifelong obesity.
A nonprofit, non-commercial, weight control support group with approximately 10,370 chapters that focuses on weight reduction through sensible dieting, regular exercise and group support.
Because to the degree we can gather information (and for a variety of reasons the purveyors of these approaches do not and indeed cannot provide scientifically sound evaluations of their efforts), experience shows that for most people, over the long run, they don't lead to long-term success and do lead to "yo-yo" dieting, and are often otherwise unhealthy.
While several factors, including family history and general health history, play major roles in the prevention of diseases such as diabetes and cancer, dieting can also be an excellent way to prevent major illnesses before medical intervention is necessary.
In spite of this obsession with dieting, many are losing control of the ways they eat, and their fasting is all too often the flip side of their bingeing.
Twenty-five years later, Brody is still 35 pounds lighter than when she gave up dieting.
That's what researchers at Rockefeller University found when they studied 41 men and women who had lost 15 to 64 pounds by dieting.