What is diet and nutrition definition?
Diet refers to the total amount of food consumed by individuals; whereas nutrition is the process of utilising food for growth, metabolism and repair of tissues. The relationship between diet and nutrition and health is 2-way; health status can be affected by nutrient deficiency and vice versa.
What are 3 types of diets?
- The Paleo Diet. This is a natural way of eating, one that almost abandons all intake of sugar.
- The Blood Type Diet. Some doctors have started to research diets that coincide with particular blood types.
- The Vegan Diet.
- The South Beach Diet.
- The Mediterranean Diet.
- Raw Food Diet.
What is a diet and examples?
(1) (nutrition) The food and drink consumed by an individual or group. (2) The controlled or restricted consumption of food or drink for a particular purpose, e.g. to manage body weight. Supplement. In nutrition, diet refers to the food and drink that is regularly consumed by an individual (or a group).