Descriptor in English: Diet
Descriptor in Spanish: Dieta
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dieta
Descriptor in French: Régime alimentaire
Entry term(s): Diets
Tree number(s): G07.203.650.240
Scope note: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific diets; DIET THERAPY and specifics are also available; /trends: do not confuse with DIET FADS; in veterinary journals consider also ANIMAL FEED; SILAGE; etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
See also the descriptors: Cooking MeSH
DeCS UI: 4067
Descriptor UI: D004032
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Diet - Preferred
Concept UI M0006324
Scope note Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Preferred term Diet
Entry term(s) Diets
Feeding - Narrower
Concept UI FD00057921
Scope note The ingestion of food to provide for all organisms their nutritional or medicinal needs, particularly for energy and growth. (
Preferred term Feeding

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