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*on a diet

trying to lose weight by eating less food or specific foods. (*Typically: be ~; go ~; put someone ~; stay ~.) I didn't eat any cake because I'm on a diet. I'm getting too heavy. I'll have to go on a diet. I have a lot of trouble staying on a diet.
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News' panel of health experts, including nutritionists and physicians specializing in diabetes, heart health and weight loss, scored each diet for short- and long-term weight loss, ease of compliance, safety and nutrition.
Paleo diet is a diet that is similar to what cave men used to eat.
Our analysis put hard numbers on the common-sense belief that no diet is ideal for everyone," the magazine said.
A low-fat vegan diet improves glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in a randomized clinical trial in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Yet that's just what three of the most popular diet plans--Atkins, Weight Watchers and Ornish--call for.
The healthy diets comprised a carbohydrate rich diet similar to the DASH diet, a protein rich diet where about half the protein was obtained from plant sources, and a diet rich in unsaturated fat, primarily monounsaturated fats.
It refers to bad carbohydrates, and we like not to say that there are good or bad foods, but that all foods can fit into a healthy, balanced diet,'' said Nowlin.
This early stage of the diet allows liberal amounts of fat and protein, and only twenty grams of carbohydrates per day.
Always one to do a little self-experimenting, I decided to try balancing my diet to see if this "balance rule" really works.
I was greatly offended by how Gary Taubes tricked us all into coming across as supporters of the Atkins diet," says one such source, Stanford University cardiologist John Farquhar.
And last, if the fad diet addresses the dreaded issue of regular exercise, it does so in passing or as an afterthought.
The authors concluded that a moderate-fat diet is more satisfying, allowing participants to stick to the program with greater success.
Countless health-related studies cite a need for balancing a steady diet with a regular exercise program.
The measured pH of commonly consumed regular and diet pops ranges from 2.