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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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The research, which studied more than 158,000 postmenopausal women over an 11.4-year period, didn't find an increase in either type of death among overweight or obese women who yo-yo dieted, otherwise known as 'weight cycling'.
Jandacek and his colleagues fed mice the radioactively tagged toxicant hexachlorobenzene (HCB) and tracked its levels in the brain and liver during a weight-loss-and-regain diet cycle, which parallels the "yo-yo diet" pattern many Americans follow.
Data were collected by conducting semi-structured interviews with women who yo-yo diet. A total of 9 participants, 20-51 years old, were recruited by purposive and snowball sampling techniques from the University of Roehampton, London, U.K., where the first author was a student at the time of the study.
People who yo-yo diet are more likely to have high blood pressure, which can lead to fatal heart attacks and strokes, a new study has revealed.
Whether you are a mum who has found it hard to shed the pounds after having children or a dad who wants to lose his beer belly, we will help you get in shape without any gimmicks or yo-yo diet plans.
' HOW TO TAKE BACK CONTROL The Food Hospital dietician Lucy explains how to escape the yo-yo diet trap 1 Pick your moment.