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dieting

 [di´et-ing]
the following of a restricted diet.
yo-yo dieting dieting that causes a cycle of weight loss and weight gain, often producing long-term negative health consequences.

dieting

any type of eating plan that aims at reducing body mass and body fat, and requires one to eat and drink sparingly or according to prescribed rules. Weight or fat reduction in athletes is generally motivated by a desire either to achieve a predesignated weight in order to compete in a specific weight class or category (e.g. horse racing, boxing) or to optimize performance by improving power to weight ratio (e.g jumping events, distance running).
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The Truth About Dieting," Cousumer Reports, June, 2002, p.
Considering the average person gains three to 13 pounds over a five-year period, the maintenance of this weight loss was estimated by researchers to be as good as maintaining a body weight up to 20 pounds lighter than the dieter would have weighed without weight loss from dieting.
Nor does America's national obsession with dieting help recover the religious character of food.
Now, not only can you have the best of both worlds while dieting, enjoyable eating and weight loss together, but a great new look for the beach too!
In one of the best, 60 percent of people with high blood pressure were able to discontinue taking their medication after they lost just ten pounds through dieting.
But a dieting woman who eats 280 calaries worth of Twinkies out of a total of 1,500 for the day risks missing out on important nutrients.
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The new Del Monte Carb Clever line fills the need for increased fruit intake as part of an overall healthy diet, as well as supplying low-carb dieters a means to satisfy their craving for something sweet without sacrificing their dieting principles.
There's good evidence that you could be more successful dieting with milk than without," Fletcher said.
Many blame their mothers for teaching them that certain foods are 'bad' and that dieting is 'good' and 67% are willing to consider diet pills or plastic surgery to correct 'flaws' in their appearance.