refeed

noun
re·​feed | \ ˈrē-ˌfēd How to pronounce refeed (audio) \
plural refeeds

Definition of refeed

: 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

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2000, in the meaning defined above

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“Refeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refeed. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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