Fad Diets: These
are fashionable diets that come and go on the health scene.
Often highly controversial, they are heavily hyped with spectacular
claims but contain dubious nutritional and weight loss advice.
Competent medical opinion should always be sought before starting
on any of these diets.
measure the fat content of a food. One gram of fat = 9 kcalories
to be dissolved in fat; relating to vitamins, those that are
stored in the body fat, principally in the liver: vitamins
A, D, E and K.
of the three main classes of foods and a source of energy
in the body. Fats help the body use some vitamins and keep
the skin healthy. They also serve as energy stores for the
body. In food, there are two types of fats: saturated and
hollows (atrophy) or lumps (hypertrophy) that occur at sites
of repeated insulin injection.
for "speed play", a type of loosely structured interval
training for runners, cyclists, and in-line skaters. It combines
anaerobic segments with aerobic ones. Said to build strength
and speed. (also relieves boredom).
name for Phentermine
previously manufactured by Smith Kline Beecham but no longer
FDA: Food and
substances found in cereals, fruits and vegetables that are
not digested but help the function of the intestines.
Flexibility:The range of motion
around a joint. This can be increased with stretching and
a harmless yellow coloured dye that is used to outline the
vessels of the eye.
is a written record of all foods and drinks consumed by a
person over a given time. It can assist in personalizing dietary
graphic aid to a healthy diet. The foodstuffs at the bottom
of the pyramid are encouraged as being low calorie - high
volume, and at the top; foods are placed that should not be
consumed often, they being high calorie - low volume foods.
foods or drinks are those that have had extra vitamins and
minerals added to them.
not attached to a machine nor driven by cables or chains.
Barbells and dumbbells are examples of free weights
a glycated protein like glycated haemoglobin that measures
glucose control over the preceding 2-3 weeks.
sugar found in fruits.