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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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Researchers found that low-fat diet commensurate with an increase in fruit, vegetable and grain servings reduced death following breast cancer, slowed diabetes progression and prevented coronary heart disease.
Researchers suggested that one possible reason for the slightly higher survival rate could be related to fewer deaths from heart disease among the women following a low-fat diet.
Compared with low-fat diets, participants in low-carbohydrate weight loss interventions were about two and a half pounds lighter after follow-up of at least one year.
Researchers concluded the low-carbohydrate diet was more effective for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than the low-fat diet. Restricting carbohydrates may be an option for people looking to lose weight and reduce cardiovascular risk factors.
After one year, participants on the low-carbohydrate diet had greater decreases in weight, fat mass, and other cardiovascular risk factors than those on the low-fat diet.
Health experts have long believed a low-fat diet can help prevent diabetes and obesity.
Noakes states that for women randomised to the intervention group, 'the leanest women at the start of the trial gained weight on the low-fat diet'.
Compared to those on a low-fat diet, trial participants whose Mediterranean-style diets were supplemented with a daily dose of tree nuts--almonds, walnuts and hazelnuts--were 18 per cent less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes.
(12,13) Until recently, however, no RCT had compared the effect of a Mediterranean diet with that of a low-fat diet for primary prevention of CVD.
LOS ANGELES - A low-carbohydrate diet produced greater weight loss than did a low-fat diet and reduced systemic inflammation to a similar extent, according to results from a 6-month randomized trial.
The lifestyle modification included 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week plus a low-calorie, low-fat diet. After a 12-month follow-up period, men in the lifestyle group had lost an average of 17 pounds, and their testosterone levels had risen 15 percent, while the other two groups showed no such increases in the sex hormone, the study found.