dieting


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dieting: Healthy eating

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).
References in periodicals archive ?
One is that different people gain weight in different ways: slowly, quickly, as adults, as children, from over-eating, from under-exercising, from pregnancy, from yo-yo dieting.
Quick fixes" are prevalent on the dieting landscape these days, Ms.
How ought Christians to go about understanding and celebrating this most sacred meal against the background of America's growing obsession with dieting as a means of personal salvation and the widening gaps between the tables of the rich and poor?
Fully 60 percent of his patients keep off their lost weight through a program that includes dieting, appetite suppressant drugs, exercise and behavior modification, Maxwell said.
This book was created to help real men and women stay motivated, access their willpower and fight dieting temptations," said Burke.
Dieting Monitor tracks consumer awareness, trial and participation in branded diets.
When researchers combined the results of 70 studies on almost 1,300 overweight volunteers, they concluded that for every five pounds you lose through dieting, your total cholesterol drops by 7 points, LDL ("bad") cholesterol drops by 3 points, triglycerides drop by 14 points, and HDL ("good") cholesterol rises by 1 point.
This diet is seen as addressing the specific needs of individual dieters, as opposed to the one-program-fits-all dieting approach.
Basic physiology indicates that if you're dieting at breakfast and lunch, and trying to exercise also, you may get so hungry that you won't have the energy to exercise.
This pioneering report discusses the obsession with dieting and the recent fads that have swept the world, encouraging immense weight loss and changing our lives forever.
MINNEAPOLIS -- While some calorie-conscious people may drop dairy products when they're dieting, a new study suggests this strategy could backfire.
com/reports/c12332) has announced the addition of Dieting trends to their offering