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basic

 [ba´sik]
1. pertaining to or having properties of a base.
2. capable of neutralizing acids.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ba·sic

(bā'sik),
Relating to a base.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

BASIC

Beginners’ All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. A high-level symbolic computer programming language which is commonly used to write programs for PC-type computers.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

basic

adjective Referring to a base; acting as a base in a salt; alkaline
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ba·sic

(bā'sik)
Relating to a base.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

basic

  1. (chemistry) having an alkaline reaction.
  2. (of rocks) having a low silica content in proportion to the amount of calcium and potassium salts.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ba·sic

(bā'sik)
Relating to a base.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about basic

Q. what are the basics products we as a humans, need to have in our diet?

A. A regular healthy diet should be comprised of a 40-50% carbohydrate (bread, rice, etc.), 30-40% protein (dairy, meat, chicken, fish) and 20% fat. Other important ingredients are fruit and vegetables, that contain large amounts of fibers and vitamins.

Q. How do i keep my self fit and healthy? what are the basic things i should and need to do in order to achieve a goal like this ?

A. from research they did they found out that in a long term doing regular physical activity will not change life span. but they did discovered that it dramatically changes the quality of this life.
here is a wonderful guide (pdf file) how to stay in shape for adults:
http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/pdf/adultguide.pdf

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