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Food choices by individuals based on fitness, health, cultural, philosophical or religious considerations.

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Veggie Love

Fitness; Diet

A PETA vegetarian commercial that was supposed to be aired during the 2009 Super Bowl. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wanted to promote vegetarianism by featuring sexy women getting ...

diet glasses

Fitness; Diet

Goggles that use computer wizardry and augmented reality to trick human senses and make the wearer feel more satisfied with smaller or less appealing snacks. The diet glasses use built-in cameras to ...


Fitness; Diet

Promoted by the Obama administration, the MyPlate icon replaced 19 years of the food pyramid icon. The MyPlate icon was chosen as an easy way to remind people to be mindful of what they put on their ...

17 Day Diet

Fitness; Diet

The 17 Day Diet is a diet created by Mike Moreno, a family medicine doctor based in San Diego, CA, USA. The book, titled after the same name as the diet, was also written by Moreno. The diet ...

DASH diet

Fitness; Diet

The DASH diet is promoted by physicians for people with hypertension (high blood pressure) or prehypertension. Studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health have shown that DASH diet eating ...

raw-food diet

Fitness; Diet

This is a vegan variant diet that encourages the non-cooking of vegetables, grains, pulses, etc. It can lead to protein deficiency. (See Vegan, and Proteins).


Fitness; Diet

A condition where there is too little glucose in the blood for good health, also know as low blood sugar. (See above, and Glucose).

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