dietetics


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di·e·tet·ics

 (dī′ĭ-tĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of nutrition as it relates to health.

dietetics

(ˌdaɪɪˈtɛtɪks)
n
1. (Medicine) (functioning as singular) the scientific study and regulation of food intake and preparation
2. (Cookery) (functioning as singular) the scientific study and regulation of food intake and preparation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dietetics - the scientific study of food preparation and intake
bioscience, life science - any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
macrobiotics - the theory of promoting health and longevity by means of diet (especially whole beans and grains)
Translations

dietetics

[ˌdaɪəˈtetɪks] Ndietética f

dietetics

n singDiätlehre f, → Diätetik f

dietetics

[ˌdaɪəˈtɛtɪks] nsgdietetica

di·e·tet·ics

n. dietética, ciencia que regula el régimen alimenticio para preservar o recuperar la salud.
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And if some one prescribes for him a course of dietetics, and tells him that he must swathe and swaddle his head, and all that sort of thing, he replies at once that he has no time to be ill, and that he sees no good in a life which is spent in nursing his disease to the neglect of his customary employment; and therefore bidding good-bye to this sort of physician, he resumes his ordinary habits, and either gets well and lives and does his business, or, if his constitution falls, he dies and has no more trouble.
Integrating service-learning into dietetics and nutrition education.
Cheques payable to Macmillan Cancer Relief may be sent to her at the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Walsgrave Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX.
Contact: Oscar Pike, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science, Brigham Young University, S-221 ESC, Provo, UT 84602.
president Gordon Tibbitts said his company "has Invested heavily in food science and technology over the last few years, and this (purchase) represents a major step towards our goal to be the leading publisher in this area." Blackwell currently produces over 200 Journals in science and related disciplines and 15 in the Food Science category, including International Journal of Food Science & Technology, Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics and Plant Biotechnology Journal.
They also helped promote Zemel's book (The Calcium Key: The Revolutionary Diet Discovery That Will Help You Lose Weight Faster), launched a Web site (healthyweightwithdairy.com), ran a paid "advertorial" in professional journals, and held briefings for groups like the American Dietetics Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Nursing, physiotherapy, dietetics and social work are occupations that witnessed considerable growth during the late 19th century and the early 20th century, and the growth represents a critical point in women's history of occupations and the origin of these occupations, said Heap.
The first to have been published is Melitta Weiss Adamson's, Medieval Dietetics: Food and Drink in Regimen Sanitatis Literature from 800 to 1400 (Frankfurt am Main, 1995), followed by the more recent volume by Heikki Mikkeli, Hygiene in the Early Modern Medical Tradition (Helsinki, 1999).
Professor Peter Jones, from McGill's School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, said: "We're pretty impressed.
Entries should be sent to the Nutrition & Dietetics Department,Whiston Hospital,Warrington Road,Prescot,L355DR.
This bill would change the penalty for the unlicensed practice of dental hygiene, dietetics, athletic trainers, professional counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, physical therapists and others from a misdemeanor to a felony.
Cody and Kunkel have compiled an informative overview of food safety issues that is targeted toward dietetics professionals in particular but is also useful for food safety professionals.