Definition of Dietetics

1. Noun. The scientific study of food preparation and intake.

Generic synonyms: Bioscience, Life Science
Specialized synonyms: Macrobiotics



Definition of Dietetics

1. n. That part of the medical or hygienic art which relates to diet or food; rules for diet.

Definition of Dietetics

1. Noun. The study of diet and nutrition in relation to health and disease. ¹

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Definition of Dietetics

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Medical Definition of Dietetics

1. The study and regulation of the diet. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dietetics

dietary fibres
dietary indiscretion
dietary protein
dietary services
dietary sucrose
dietary supplement
dietary supplements
dieted
dieter
dieters
dietetic
dietetic albuminuria
dietetic treatment
dietetical
dietetically
dietetics (current term)
dietetist
dietetists
dieth
diethadione
diethanolamine
diethanolamines
diethazine
diethenoid fatty acid
diether
diethers
diethoxy
diethoxydimethylsilane
diethyl
diethyl ether

Literary usage of Dietetics

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"DIET AND dietetics. By A. GAUTIER, MD, of Paris, France. ... have stimulated general interest in dietetics and the treatment of disease by means of diet. ..."

2. Journal of Social Science by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root, American Social Science Association, Isaac Franklin Russell (1886)
"The aim of dietetics is to reconcile the cook and the physician. dietetics is the science of eating. Of course the question might be raised, ..."

3. Journal of Social Science: Containing the Proceedings of the American by American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root (1886)
"The aim of dietetics is to reconcile the cook and the physician. dietetics is the science of eating. Of course the question might be raised, ..."

4. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"In these respects the science of dietetics has a wide field for investigation. ... dietetics.—-The subject of the proper nourishment of individuals or ..."

5. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1909)
"Food and the Principles of dietetics. New York, 1901. JAFFA, ME The Study of Human Foods and Practical dietetics. Cal. Exp. Sta. Bui. no. ..."

6. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1887)
"THE day of dietetics has arrived." These words are the introductory sentence of the preface of this book. We wish they were true. ..."

7. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"Foods and Dietaries: A Manual of Clinical dietetics. By R, W. Burnet, MD, ... It is so long since a new book on dietetics has appeared in this country that ..."

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