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meal

 [mēl]
a portion of food or foods taken at some particular and usually stated or fixed time.
congregate m's a group nutritional program for socially isolated individuals whose nutritional problems are related more to access and to lack of social stimulation than to mechanical eating difficulties.
test meal see test meal.

meal

(mēl),
1. The food consumed at regular intervals or at a specified time.
2. Ground flour from a grain.

meal

(mēl) a portion of food or foods taken at some particular and usually stated or fixed time.
Boyden meal  a test meal for the study of gallbladder evacuation in cholecystographic studies.
test meal  a meal containing material given to aid in diagnostic examination of the stomach.

meal

A portion of food ingested at a particular time.

meal

(mēl)
1. The food consumed at regular intervals or at a specified time.
2. Ground flour from a grain.
[L. cibus ]

meal

1. a portion of food or foods taken at some particular, and usually stated or fixed, time.
2. a ground feed which may be a plain cereal, e.g. barley meal, or a ground up cake which is a residue from oil extraction, e.g. linseed meal. It has an undefined particle size greater than that of flour.

meal pattern
feeding pattern which may be imposed by humans or be a natural behavior pattern in the species.

Patient discussion about meal

Q. Does anybody have good recipes for meals which don't contain gluten?? My 8 year old son has celiac disease. He is really suffering from not being able to eat so many things his brother and his friends can like pizza, pasta, birthday cakes, etc. I'd love him to have his own very tasty meals but I'm havin a hard time finding any recipes. If anyone knows some..

A. I have found some here- for chicken, pizza and brownies..
http://www.celiacdiseaseinfo.org/Wheat_free_gluten_free_recipes.html
and also- I am sure you can buy a cookbook that has gluten-free recipes.

Q. I want to know if somebody could give me some expert advice on what to eat for my meals. hello ……I'm trying to lose body fat but at the same time build some muscle within 4 months period. My hope is that when I've shredded all the fat off, I'll have something nice to show to everyone on my birthday. I'm 5'8 and I weigh 210 already. I dropped 3 pounds but I want to know if somebody could give me some expert advice on what to eat for my meals.

A. A good general program of dieting to lose 2lbs a week while lifting weights. Go with a high protein, low carbohydrate type diet. Workout 6 days a week alternating upper body one day lower body the next, take one day off. That’s it as simple as eating and as difficult as working hard. Cheers! and invite me for your birthday.

Q. I have a diabetic guest coming over to dinner. What are the Dos and Don'ts for preparing the meal?

A. here is some info that might give you an idea:
http://www.diabetes.org/for-parents-and-kids/diabetes-care/healthy-eating.jsp

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References in classic literature ?
Piperson returned, he found Pigling sitting before the fire; he had brushed up the hearth and put on the pot to boil; the meal was not get-at-able.
With this he departed, an easy victor, and again went whistling on his way, while the three outlaws rubbed the meal out of their eyes and began to catch their breath again.
Take one drop of the punch" (or ponche, as she pronounced it); "it is an agreeable and wholesome beverage after a full meal.
Unless some particular festivity was going forward, the inmates of Marheyo's house retired to their mats rather early in the evening; but not for the night, since, after slumbering lightly for a while, they rose again, relit their tapers, partook of the third and last meal of the day, at which poee-poee alone was eaten, and then, after inhaling a narcotic whiff from a pipe of tobacco, disposed themselves for the great business of night, sleep.
We drink before meals, and with meals, and after meals.
Ata continued to do the housework, and I gave him his meals as I said I would.
She was not then suffering from the dyspepsia which generally attacked her immediately after a meal.
His clothes were dusted with flour, and over his back he carried a great sack of meal, bending so as to bring the whole weight upon his shoulders, and across the sack was a thick quarterstaff.
The people seemed to have no other idea than to live on this fat meat and corn bread,--the meat, and the meal of which the bread was made, having been bought at a high price at a store in town, notwithstanding the face that the land all about the cabin homes could easily have been made to produce nearly every kind of garden vegetable that is raised anywhere in the country.
The meal happened to be a make-believe tea, and they sat around the board, guzzling in their greed; and really, what with their chatter and recriminations, the noise, as Wendy said, was positively deafening.
Outside the door Sven Anderssen paused with the noonday meal he had been carrying to Lady Greystoke.
An hour later she joined her father and mother at the evening meal.