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  • Low-fat diet — According to the USDA, a low fat dietndash as the name impliesndash is a diet that consists of little fat, especially saturated fat and cholesterol, which can lead to increased blood cholesterol levels and heart disease risk. It is imperative to… …   Wikipedia

  • low-fat diet — noun a diet containing limited amounts of fat and stressing foods high in carbohydrates; used in treatment of some gallbladder conditions • Hypernyms: ↑diet …   Useful english dictionary

  • High-fructose corn syrup — (HFCS) is any of a group of corn syrups that has undergone enzymatic processing to increase its fructose content, and is then mixed with pure corn syrup (100% glucose), becoming a high fructose corn syrup; the types are: HFCS 90 (mostly for… …   Wikipedia

  • Diet-induced obese — (DIO) model, is a mouse model created to study obesity related diseases such as diabetes. In this model, a mouse is fed a high fat diet, typically for 8 to 12 weeks. As a result it become obese, mildly to moderately hyperglycemic, and develop… …   Wikipedia

  • Diet and cancer — are associated. While it is not yet possible to provide quantitative estimates of the overall risks, it has been estimated that 35 percent of cancer deaths may be related to dietary factors.[1] Almost all cancers (80–90%) are caused by… …   Wikipedia

  • Diet and heart disease — Diet is a significant contributing factor to the presence (or lack thereof) of heart disease, an umbrella term describing many heart ailments. For example, some claim a diet high in cholesterol may lead to coronary heart disease, a condition in… …   Wikipedia

  • diet — 1. Food and drink in general. 2. A prescribed course of eating and drinking in which the amount and kind of food, as well as the times at which it is to be taken, are regulated for therapeutic purposes. 3. Reduction of caloric intake so as to… …   Medical dictionary

  • fat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 substance directly under your skin ADJECTIVE ▪ excess, extra, stored ▪ Are you carrying extra fat around your middle? ▪ body ▪ baby …   Collocations dictionary

  • diet — noun 1 food sb/sth usually eats ADJECTIVE ▪ good, healthful (AmE), healthy, nutritious, sensible ▪ balanced, varied, well balanced …   Collocations dictionary

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