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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.
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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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A macrobiotic diet restricts you to specific foods but the health benefits can be enormous - just ask Madonna, left
He is known as the founder of the macrobiotic diet and philosophy.
At the top of his game and in tiptop shape (the macrobiotic diet had helped lower both his blood pressure and cholesterol), Schulze retired from Ritz-Canton in 2001.
The macrobiotic diet emphasizes high-fiber, organically grown whole foods and rejects meat, dairy products, and processed foods.
Belief in the health-power of macrobiotic diets and green consumerism seem to make sense right now.
have also attacked the actress - who is renowned for her green lifestyle and previously stuck to a vegan macrobiotic diet - branding her C[pounds sterling]stupidC[yen].A spokesperson said: C[pounds sterling]There is nothing feminine about inserting an electrode into the anus of a terrified and struggling fox and then electrocuting it.Ms Paltrow is an actress - and seemingly a particularly stupid one at that.C[yen]In addition to angering the groups, some of GwynethCOs closest friends are reportedly C[pounds sterling]furiousC[yen] with her, including vegan musician Moby and fashion designer Stella McCartney, who refuses to use fur in her collections.
SO THE great bushy beard is gone, and with it has disappeared Dragan Dabic, specialist in neuropsychiatry, alternative medicine and energy, eastern meditation, yoga, spiritual cleansing, Chinese medicine, medicinal herbs and macrobiotic diet, as his website so extravagantly claimed.
THE Iron Man star, 35, quit her famous macrobiotic diet and lost her sticklike frame and pasty skin.
I tried a lot of things to make it better: chiropractic therapy, yoga, bee stings, a macrobiotic diet, acupuncture, heavy doses of antibiotics, and, when it became available, the first disease-modifying therapy.
The macrobiotic diet is rooted in the traditional foods of people throughout the world.
More than just another collection of terrific recipes guaranteed to please the palate and satisfy the appetite of even the most gourmet of diners, "Modern-Day Macrobiotics: Transform Your Diet And Feed Your Mind, Body, And Spirt" also presents vitally important information about the importance and health benefits of eating whole, living foods; explains about how eating the foods that are right for the human body can actually enhance our physical and mental energy; why it is necessary to add quality, variety, and flexibility to our diets for health and enjoyment; how to design a personalized macrobiotic diet for a single day, for three months, or for the rest of our lives; as well as where and how to buy wholesome ingredients.
GWYNETH Paltrow may be the wife of a rock star but she's a clean-living yoga fan who abides by a strict macrobiotic diet.