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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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If your work and meal patterns are in sync, then the hunger pangs should go.
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one of the country's largest suppliers of food to schools, today announced its support of national efforts to increase the number of healthy choices in school cafeterias, feed more children through school meal programs and update the meal pattern standards through the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act.