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Food and Nutrition

See also cheese; dining; milk.

Rare. the act or habit of reclining at meals.
Medicine. thescience of nutrition.
Pathology. a desire for unusual or abnormal foods.
Obsolete, the nutrition of an emaciated body.
lack of appetite, usually because of psychological reasons.
the use of human flesh for food. — anthropophagous, adj.
Medicine. 1. the eating of one’s own body.
2. the nutrition of the body by its own tissues, as in dieting. — autophagous, adj.
a diet of high protein and low fat and carbohydrate, followed in a program to lose weight, named for its developer W. Banting, 19th-century English cabinet-maker.
the use of living organisms for food. — biophagery, n.biophagous, adj.
a toxic condition caused by a neurotoxin in improperly canned or preserved food.
Rare. the science of food.
a treatise on food.
a raging hunger or voracious appetite. Cf. hyperorexia. — bulimic, boulimic, bulimiac, boulimiac, adj.
alternating gorging of food and vomiting, usually as a result of a psychological disturbance. — bulimorexic, boulimorexic, n., adj.
an abnormal fear of food. Also called sitophobia, sitiophobia.
the practice of eating together at the same table. Also commensality. — commensal, n., adj.
feeding on excrement, as certain beetles. — coprophagous, adj.
excessive indulgence in food or drink.
a person skilled in the preparation of food.
a doglike appetite; insatiable desire for food.
poor or inadequate nutrition or growth. See also disease and illness.
the habit of refined, often luxurious, enjoyment of sensuous pleasures, especially of food. — epicurean, n., adj.
the practice of eating only when hungry and in small amounts, and especially chewing one’s food thoroughly, recommended as an aid to digestion by Horace Fletcher (1849-1919), American dietitian. — Fletcherite, n.Fletcherize, v.
the practice of subsisting chiefly on fruit. Cf. vegetarianism. — fruitarian, n., adj.
the art or science of good eating. — gastronome, gastronomist, n. — gastronomie, adj.
forced feeding, either of animals or humans, by inserting a tube in the throat and using a force pump.
the eating of horsemeat. — hippophagous, adj.
an abnormal craving for food; a voracious and insatiable appetite. Cf. bulimia.
Rare. the science or art of cooking. Also called magirology. — magirist, n.
the tendency to f eed on a single type of food. — monophagous, adj.
a mania for special kinds of food. See also phagomania, sitomania.
the ability to eat any type of food. — pantophagist, n. — pantophagous, adj.
the study of eating or feeding habits.
a mania for food and eating. See also opsomania, sitomania.
an abnormal fear of eating.
1. a desire for all kinds of food.
2. Med. excessive or gluttonous consumption of food. — polyphagian, n.polyphagic, polyphagous, adj.
a strong aversion to protein foods.
Rare. the act, practice, or custom of eating flesh. — sarcophagous, adj.
an obsession with food. See also phagomania, opsomania.
cibophobia.
Ancient Greece. the master of a feast or symposium; hence, a person presiding over a banquet or formal discussion.
the practice or custom, as among the ancient Spartans and Cretans, of eating the main meal of the day together in public to strengthen social and political bonds.
a form of food-poisoning, caused by infestation by Trichinella spiralis.trichinous, adj.
the nourishment of the tissues. — trophic, adj.
Medicine. the science of nutrition; alimentology.
the form of protoplasm that constitutes the nutritive element of a cell. — trophoplasmic,trophoplasmatic, adj.
a treatise on tea.
the practice of subsisting chiefly or strictly on vegetables. — vegetarian, n., adj.
1. fasting for religious or other purposes.
2. the act or custom of eating only dry food or a very light diet.
a skin disease, thought to be the result of excessive consumption of corn.
a treatment for disease or illness consisting of a diet of raw meat.
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OUT OF THE TROPICS The Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academies in Washington, D.C., currently recommends that people from infancy through age 50 get 200 international units (IU) of vitamin D per day, that those ages 51 through 70 receive 400 IU daily, and that anyone over 70 get a net of 600 IU from sun, food, and supplements.
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