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  • 1 Protein Sparing Modified Fast — The Protein Sparing Modified Fast, or PSMF, is a rapid weight loss diet usually used for the morbidly obese, and less commonly by bodybuilders.MethodologyA PSMF is a very low calorie diet. The dieter eats no more than 1000 kcal a day, usually… …

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  • 2 Protein sparing — is the process by which the body derives energy from sources other than protein. Such sources can include fatty tissues, dietary fats and carbohydrates. Protein sparing conserves muscle tissue. The balance between digestible protein (DP) and… …

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  • 3 protein-sparing diet — a diet that consists only of liquid proteins or liquid mixtures of proteins, vitamins, and minerals, and containing no more than 600 calories; it is designed to maintain a favorable nitrogen balance …

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  • 4 Abstemious — Ab*ste mi*ous, a. [L. abstemius; ab, abs + root of temetum intoxicating drink.] 1. Abstaining from wine. [Orig. Latin sense.] [1913 Webster] Under his special eye Abstemious I grew up and thrived amain. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Sparing in diet;… …

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  • 5 abstemious — /əbˈstimiəs / (say uhb steemeeuhs) adjective 1. moderate in the use of food and drink; sparing in diet; temperate: *At dinner my usually abstemious husband was led on by his brother –patrick white, 1976. 2. characterised by abstinence: *He was… …

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  • 6 abstemious — adjective /æbˈstɛmi.əs/ a) Abstaining from wine. Under his special eye Abstemious I grew up and thrived amain. b) Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the… …

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  • 7 abstemious — a. Abstinent (by habit), sober, moderate, habitually temperate, sparing in diet See abstinent …

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  • 8 Prostate cancer — is a disease in which cancer develops in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. It occurs when cells of the prostate mutate and begin to multiply out of control. These cells may spread (metastasize) from the prostate to other… …

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  • 9 Management of prostate cancer — Treatment for prostate cancer may involve active surveillance, surgery, radiation therapy including brachytherapy (prostate brachytherapy) and external beam radiation therapy, High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), chemotherapy, cryosurgery,… …

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  • 10 nutrition, human — Introduction       process by which substances in food are transformed into body tissues and provide energy for the full range of physical and mental activities that make up human life.   The study of human nutrition is interdisciplinary in… …

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  • 11 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 12 therapeutics — /ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of medicine concerned with the remedial treatment of disease. [1665 75; see THERAPEUTIC, ICS] * * * Treatment and care to combat disease or alleviate pain or injury. Its tools include… …

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  • 13 Breast cancer — Classification and external resources Mammograms showing a normal breast (left) and a cancerous breast (right). ICD 10 C …

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  • 14 Dietary fiber — Dietary fiber, dietary fibre, or sometimes roughage is the indigestible portion of plant foods having two main components: soluble (prebiotic, viscous) fiber that is readily fermented in the colon into gases and physiologically active byproducts …

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  • 15 Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 16 Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 17 Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 18 nutrition — nutritional, nutritionary, adj. nutritionally, adv. /nooh trish euhn, nyooh /, n. 1. the act or process of nourishing or of being nourished. 2. the science or study of, or a course of study in, nutrition, esp. of humans. 3. the process by which… …

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  • 19 Colorectal cancer — Classification and external resources Diagram of the lower gastrointestinal tract ICD 10 C …

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  • 20 Lajos Kossuth — (IPA2|ˈlɒjoʃ ˈkoʃut, Monok, September 19, 1802 ndash; Turin, March 20, 1894) was a Hungarian lawyer, politician and Regent President of Hungary in 1849. He was widely honored during his lifetime, including in the United Kingdom and the United… …

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