Diet For Weight Loss Glossary

Diet For Weight Loss
Choosing a properly balanced diet for weight loss.
Health Drink-Diet For Weight Loss

Lose Weight Quickly
An effective way to lose weight quickly.
Lose eight Quickly

Healthy Foods

healthy foods

Calorie Shifting
A method of weight loss that has been designed to fight your body's natural tendency of slowing down your metabolism when calorie intake is reduced.

Diet Success

Diet Success

Diet Glossary
Diet Quotes

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Obese - Well above the normal weight for sex, height and age and having high amounts of body fat. A BMI of 30 or more is considered obese.

Obesity - A medical condition where high amounts of body fat can be detrimental to health.

Oedema - Swelling due to the accumulation and retention of fluids in the body tissues.

Omega-3 fatty acids - Polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish oils such as salmon and sardines and some green vegetables. Omega-3 fatty acids are thought to lower cholesterol levels in the body and help reduce the possibility of some heart related problems.

Onset - The beginning or the first appearance of the sign or symptoms of an illness.

Organic Food - Food grown without synthetic fertilizer and produced without the addition of synthetic materials.

Ornithine - An amino acid formed by hydrolyzing arginine and aids in the formation of urea.

Osteoporosis - A condition in which the bones become brittle and are easily fractured because they have insufficient calcium and certain other mineral deposits.

Overweight - Above the normal accepted weight.

Ovo-lacto vegetarian - A vegetarian who will not eat meat but will eat dairy products and eggs.

Ovo-Vegetarian - A vegetarian who will not eat meat or dairy products but will eat eggs.

Oxalate - An organic chemical that is a salt or ester of oxalic acid and found in certain foods that can combine with calcium to form calcium oxalate.

Oxidative - Relating to the chemical reaction with oxygen or compounds that contain oxygen.

Oxygen - A colourless and odourless gas that is a constituent of air and is essential for plant and animal respiration.

A Glossary of diet and weight loss terms can be found in alphabetic order below.




Diet Food Plan
Choosing a properly balanced diet food plan.
Diet Food Plan

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Information and advice on what to eat when dieting.
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A Positive Approach

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