diet Idioms & Phrases


allergy diet

  • noun a diet designed to avoid the foods that you are allergic to
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balanced diet

  • noun a diet that contains adequate amounts of all the necessary nutrients required for healthy growth and activity
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bland diet

  • noun a diet of foods that are not irritating
    bland diet.
    • he ate a bland diet because of his colitis
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clear liquid diet

  • noun a diet of fluids with minimal residues (fat-free broth or strained fruit juices or gelatin); cannot be used for more than one day postoperative
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diabetic diet

  • noun a diet designed to help control the symptoms of diabetes
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Diet kitchen

  • a kitchen in which diet is prepared for invalids; a charitable establishment that provides proper food for the sick poor.
Webster 1913

fad diet

  • noun a reducing diet that enjoys temporary popularity
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gluten-free diet

  • noun diet prescribed to treat celiac disease; eliminates such foods as wheat and rye and oats and beans and cabbage and turnips and cucumbers that are rich in gluten
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high-protein diet

  • noun a diet high in plant and animal proteins; used to treat malnutrition or to increase muscle mass
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high-vitamin diet

  • noun a diet designed to patients with vitamin deficiencies
    high-vitamin diet.
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Imperial diet

  • an assembly of all the states of the German empire.
Webster 1913

light diet

  • noun diet prescribed for bedridden or convalescent people; does not include fried or highly seasoned foods
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liquid diet

  • noun a diet of foods that can be served in liquid or strained form (plus custards or puddings); prescribed after certain kinds of surgery
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low-calorie diet

  • noun a diet that is low on calories
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low-fat diet

  • noun a diet containing limited amounts of fat and stressing foods high in carbohydrates; used in treatment of some gallbladder conditions
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low-salt diet

  • noun a diet that limits the intake of salt (sodium chloride); often used in treating hypertension or edema or certain other disorders
    low-sodium diet; low-salt diet.
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low-sodium diet

  • noun a diet that limits the intake of salt (sodium chloride); often used in treating hypertension or edema or certain other disorders
    low-sodium diet; low-salt diet.
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macrobiotic diet

  • noun a diet consisting chiefly of beans and whole grains
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obesity diet

  • noun a diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)
    obesity diet.
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reducing diet

  • noun a diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)
    obesity diet.
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salt-free diet

  • noun a diet that limits the intake of salt (sodium chloride); often used in treating hypertension or edema or certain other disorders
    low-sodium diet; low-salt diet.
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soft diet

  • noun a diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders
    pap; spoon food.
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ulcer diet

  • noun a diet of foods that are not irritating
    bland diet.
    • he ate a bland diet because of his colitis
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vitamin-deficiency diet

  • noun a diet designed to patients with vitamin deficiencies
    high-vitamin diet.
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