regular diet

regular diet

Etymology: L, regula, rule
a full, well-balanced diet containing all of the essential nutrients needed for optimal growth, tissue repair, and normal functioning of the organs. Such a diet contains foods rich in proteins, carbohydrates, high-quality fats, minerals, and vitamins in proportions that meet the specific caloric requirements of the individual. Also called normal diet.

Patient discussion about regular diet

Q. How come juice help in regular diet of a person.... how come juice help in regular diet of a person and will there be side effect if taken in excess?

A. Absolutely there is no question of side effects as long as you are consuming fresh fruit juices. They give you all the essential diet nutrients and are easy to digest. They just supplement you with all the nutrients a fruit or vegetables can give and is helps you maintain a good health.

Q. How do I help my friend to come back to normal and to eat a diet that is full of nutrition and well balanced? My friend is anorexic. She has no interest in food and eats only a mouthful at a time. She has become very weak and tires easily. Her eyes droop and she does not show interest in anything at all. She used to be very lively before. How do I help my friend to come back to normal and should I make her eat a diet that is full of nutrition and well balanced?

A. I would you to consult with the doctor. She might be depressed as this is a psychiatric disorder. As this is an obsessive problem it is imperative that you consult a doctor. Do not force her but tempt her with good nutritious food with any of her favorite dishes. It is also good to take vitamin to give an extra boost and also act as supplements.

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The animals that ate an unhealthy high-fat diet developed severe arthritis and joint inflammation compared to mice fed the regular diet or the high-fat diet supplemented with omega-3 fatty acids.
Scientists say sharks can mistake surfers for seals, which form part of their regular diet.
and Italy monitored the weight gain and development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its progression to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in MSG-treated mice fed either a calorie-restricted or regular diet.
There really isn't any need to suffer the constant pain, the sleepless nights and the regular diet of painkillers.
The team began by separating the mice into two categories: those who would receive a regular diet and those who would receive a reduced-calorie diet (75 percent of normal intake) for the duration of the experiment.
In addition to fixing your regular diet, what else can you add to push your health to the peak?
Originally, the government and the ruling party intended to convene the regular Diet session on Jan.
One should avoid junk food, cold drinks, and should start using fruits and vegetables in their regular diet to avoid such heart related diseases, he maintained.
The risk of mammary cancer dropped significantly in transgenic mice when their regular diet included a modest amount of walnut, Marshall researchers reported in the journal Nutrition and Cancer.
Now scientists have found that feeding the amino acid tryptophan to young female pigs as part of their regular diet makes them less aggressive and easier to manage.
No-one would encourage children to eat cake and sweets every day as part of their regular diet.
Researcher Susanne Talcott said: "It would be good to include mangoes as part of the regular diet.