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FCS 281 Introduction to Nutrition

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PubMed Medical Subject Headings for Fad Diet assignment 

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MeSH Heading  Diet, Carbohydrate-Restricted
MeSH Heading  Diet, Carbohydrate Loading
MESH Heading  Diet, High-Protein Low-Carbohydrate

MeSH Heading  Diet, Fat-Restricted A diet that contains limited amounts of fat with less than 30% of calories from all fats and less than 10% from saturated fat. 

MeSH Heading  Diet, Reducing 
MeSH Heading  Fasting 
MeSH Heading  Diet, Ketogenic
MeSH Heading  Diet Fads

MeSH Heading  ​Diet, Mediterranean
A diet typical of the Mediterranean region characterized by a pattern high in fruits and vegetables, EDIBLE GRAIN and bread, potatoes, poultry, beans, nuts, olive oil and fish while low in red meat and dairy and moderate in alcohol consumption.

MeSH Heading  Diet, Paleolithic:A nutritional plan based on the presumed diet of pre-agricultural human ancestors.

Sample peer reviewed journal article about fasting :  
Effect of Alternate-Day Fasting on Weight LossWeight Maintenance, and Cardioprotection Among Metabolically Healthy Obese Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial.