refeed

noun

re·​feed ˈrē-ˌfēd How to pronounce refeed (audio)
plural refeeds
: the periodic controlled intake of excess calories usually in the form of carbohydrates typically to improve weight loss during dieting
dieters using refeeds to lose extra weight
a diet including one refeed day per week

Word History

First Known Use

2000, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of refeed was in 2000

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“Refeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refeed. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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