dietary

adjective
di·​e·​tary | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce dietary (audio) , -ˌte-rē \

Definition of dietary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to a diet or to the rules of a diet dietary guidelines

dietary

noun
plural dietaries

Definition of dietary (Entry 2 of 2)

: the kinds and amounts of food available to or eaten by an individual, group, or population

Other Words from dietary

Adjective

dietarily \ ˌdī-​ə-​ˈter-​ə-​lē How to pronounce dietary (audio) , -​ˈte-​rə-​ \ adverb

Examples of dietary in a Sentence

Adjective Many of our patients have special dietary needs.
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Winners included Fred Abraham, with the dietary department at Generations Senior Living. cleveland, 30 Sep. 2022 Soft drinks cause a big insulin response while fries and burgers provide lots of dietary fat calories. Bryant Stamford, The Courier-Journal, 29 Sep. 2022 The health of your hair is complex and may depend on dietary, lifestyle and environmental factors. Valerie Agyeman, Good Housekeeping, 29 Sep. 2022 Making these dietary shifts needn't be difficult, Neff said. Susan Puckett, CNN, 14 Sep. 2022 Touvier said her study is the first to directly assess how overall dietary consumption of artificial sweeteners impacts one’s risk of heart disease. Aria Bendix, NBC News, 8 Sep. 2022 Part of her dietary balance means that Palmer still cooks and eats all of her favorite foods. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 26 Aug. 2022 Is eating imitation crab good for you? Like any dietary question, the answer depends a bit on the individual. Anna Kaufman, USA TODAY, 22 Aug. 2022 Despite serving up to 500 guests each meal, Dining Room Manager Corey Neenan and a highly skilled culinary team see to it that all special dietary requests are honored. Roger Sands, Forbes, 16 Aug. 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun But there’s also an ethical and behavioral component to fasting in Ramadan that stretches beyond the dietary. Zareen Syed, Chicago Tribune, 27 Apr. 2022 Staffing shortages have improved some, Anderson said, and the location has Kentucky National Guard members on hand helping in areas like transport and dietary. Sarah Ladd, The Courier-Journal, 28 Jan. 2022 Demographics may also play a role – differing dietary and lifestyle habits may make U.S. adults more prone to adverse health outcomes from eating eggs than people in Europe or China. Matthew Kadey Rd, Outside Online, 7 May 2021 All chicken and meat served at Cultura Subs is zabiha halal in accordance with Muslim dietary and meat preparation practices, Gonzalez said. Jennifer Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 24 Dec. 2021 Leaders at AFT Connecticut, which represents about 7,500 nurses, patient care technicians, dietary and nutrition staff, phlebotomists and other health care workers, have reached out to hospital administrators to begin conversations. Jenna Carlesso, courant.com, 16 July 2021 Chaplains helped to accommodate his religious dietary needs by getting him extra portions of eggs and fish for protein. Bettina Hansen, The Seattle Times, 22 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of dietary

Adjective

1614, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1838, in the meaning defined above

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More Definitions for dietary

dietary

adjective
di·​e·​tary | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce dietary (audio) \

Kids Definition of dietary

: relating to a diet special dietary needs

dietary

noun
di·​etary | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce dietary (audio) \
plural dietaries

Medical Definition of dietary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the kinds and amounts of food available to or eaten by an individual, group, or population

dietary

adjective

Medical Definition of dietary (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to a diet or to the rules of a diet a dietary disease dietary habits

Other Words from dietary

dietarily \ ˌdī-​ə-​ˈter-​ə-​lē How to pronounce dietary (audio) \ adverb

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