Meaning of “dietetics” in the English Dictionary

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dieteticsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdaɪ.əˈtet.ɪks/ us /ˌdaɪ.əˈtet̬.ɪks/

Examples from literature

  • A good, nourishing meal always contributes more to health than many lectures on dietetics. 
  • Much emphasis is laid upon the dietetics of fevers, and this branch of treatment is highly elaborated. 
  • No housewife is properly fitted for her task unless she has some knowledge of dietetics. 
  • Salt has always played an important and picturesque part in the history of dietetics. 
  • So he must know something of dietetics and he must have a balanced diet. 

(Definition of “dietetics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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