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

Diet For Weight Loss Glossary R


RDAs - recommended dietary allowances as determined by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council

Rectum - The last section of the large intestine around 8 inches in length that stores the solid waste until it leaves the body through the anus.

Registered Dietitian (R.D.) - An expert in food and nutrition who has studied diet and nutrition at an approved college or university and passed the necessary exams to become a registered dietitian. In the USA, the American Dietetic Association (ADA) or in the UK, the British Dietetic Association. In the UK the title 'dietitian' can only be used for those registered with the Health Care Professions Council.

Relapse - The recurrence or the return of the signs or symptoms of a illness or disease after a patient's remission.

Resistance -The opposition to something and in some cases, the ability to withstand it completely. This is becoming more common as bacterial infections are becoming more resistant to antibiotic treatment.

Resting energy expenditure (REE) - The amount of energy required by the body during rest conditions measured over a period of time.

Retinol - A naturally occurring compound of the vitamin A variety found in certain vegetables, egg yolk, butter and fish oils.

Riboflavin - Known as vitamin B2, riboflavin a coenzyme that is required for the body to digest and use proteins and carbohydrates as well as other functions including the protection and healthy care of mucous membranes.

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

What to Eat on a Diet
Information and advice on what to eat when dieting.
What to eat on a diet-vegetables

A Positive Approach

Diet Plan

Food Addiction
Food Addiction

Dieting for Health

Dieting for Health

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