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Definition of Diet

Diet

  1. Course of living or nourishment; what is eaten and drunk habitually; food; victuals; fare.
  2. A course of food selected with reference to a particular state of health; prescribed allowance of food; regimen prescribed.
  3. To cause to take food; to feed.
  4. To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed rules; to regulate medicinally the food of.
  5. To eat; to take one's meals.
  6. To eat according to prescribed rules; to ear sparingly; as, the doctor says he must diet.
  7. A legislative or administrative assembly in Germany, Poland, and some other countries of Europe; a deliberative convention; a council; as, the Diet of Worms, held in 1521.
  8. Any of various national or local assemblies;
  9. Occasionally, the Reichstag of the German Empire, Reichsrath of the Austrian Empire, the federal legislature of Switzerland, etc.
  10. The legislature of Denmark, Sweden, Japan, or Hungary.
  11. The state assembly or any of various local assemblies in the states of the German Empire, as the legislature (Landtag) of the kingdom of Prussia, and the Diet of the Circle (Kreistag) in its local government.
  12. The local legislature (Landtag) of an Austrian province.
  13. The federative assembly of the old Germanic Confederation (1815 -- 66).
  14. In the old German or Holy Roman Empire, the great formal assembly of counselors (the Imperial Diet or Reichstag) or a small, local, or informal assembly of a similar kind (the Court Diet, or Hoftag).

Diet Quotations

This is what people don't understand: obesity is a symptom of poverty. It's not a lifestyle choice where people are just eating and not exercising. It's because kids - and this is the problem with school lunch right now - are getting sugar, fat, empty calories - lots of calories - but no nutrition.
Tom Colicchio

Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
Gro Harlem Brundtland

It's never been an issue for me - I don't want to go on a diet, I don't want to eat a Caesar salad with no dressing, why would I do that? I ain't got time for this, just be happy and don't be stupid. If I've got a boyfriend and he loves my body then I'm not worried.
Adele

Want to learn to eat a lot? Here it is: Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Tony Robbins

It's really unfair to working women in America who read celebrity news and think, 'Why can't I lose weight when I've had a baby?' Well, everyone you're reading about has money for a trainer and a chef. That doesn't make it realistic.
Rachel Zoe
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Diet Translations

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diet in Italian is dieta
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diet in Swedish is diet, kost
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