food faddist


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Noun1.food faddist - a person who adheres briefly to different diets
faddist - a person who subscribes to a variety of fads
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It was really frustrating that for years before nutrition became fashionable, I was regarded as a 'food faddist'," says Gaby, who promises that in the new series of Food Inspectors there will be uncomfortable revelations about bacon, ham, chicken nuggets, and to her dismay, her favourite dessert, ice cream.
You'd have thought I was the worst food faddist in the world.
In an age when we've been bombarded with pastas and curries and who knows what from who knows where, you can surprise and delight your friends with an exotic surprise like meat and two veg - if you can remember how to cook it properly and you have avoided making friends with a bunny-hugging food faddist.
Very careful about his diet, his menu would have satisfied today's most fanatic food faddist and severely disappointed most 1950s compatriots.
But on the other hand, those of us with celiac disease are looked upon as if we are simply food faddists. Here are some of the problems we face:
Scurvy has been known to mankind since ages; link with vitamin C was not established until in 1747 Sir James Lind established the fact that oranges and lemons were effective in curing scurvy.1 Later in 1931, Albert Szent- Gyorgyi identified the active substance as ascorbic acid, also known as vitamin C.2 Since the recognition of the role of vitamin C in preventing and treating scurvy, it has been considered as a disease of past, prevalent among sailors and soldiers with limited access to fresh citrus fruits.1,2 However, recognition of many new cases3,4,5 and identification of several risk factors6,7 (food faddists, chemotherapy patients, anorexia nervosa, major depression disorder, alcohol abuse, etc.), not so uncommon in the modern world, have renewed interest in scurvy.