Definition of Reducing diet

1. Noun. A diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat).

Exact synonyms: Obesity Diet
Generic synonyms: Diet
Specialized synonyms: Fad Diet, Low-calorie Diet



Medical Definition of Reducing diet

1. A diet in which caloric expenditure is greater than caloric intake. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reducing Diet

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reducing diet (current term)
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Literary usage of Reducing diet

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1. Symptomatic and Regional Therapeutics by George Howard Hoxie (1910)
"During the first few days he was kept in bed, upon a low milk diet, after which he was placed upon a reducing diet. From day to day he was encouraged as to ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"I believe, from over-use of baths and a reducing diet. Much may be effected at home by hot-air baths, hot baths, and compresses at night to the tender ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"Many of our cases seem to have been made much worse by the treatment at Spas, largely, I believe, from over-use of baths and a reducing diet. ..."

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