Meaning of dietary in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʌɪət(ə)ri/

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  • Relating to or provided by diet.

    ‘dietary advice for healthy skin and hair’
    • ‘I took the hint, and had the immense gratification of seeing many similar patients miraculously restored to health by ascorbic acid and dietary advice.’
    • ‘It is interesting that it starts with a question ‘Is it too late to give dietary advice to older persons?’’
    • ‘She admitted to the consumption of some grapes, and the dietary advice was repeated.’
    • ‘Treatment should include a dietary regimen, physical activity, and behavior therapy.’
    • ‘I hope this article will offer insight into the risks, benefits, and indications for use of this dietary therapy.’
    • ‘We assessed diet with the dietary instrument for nutrition education score, and we assessed smoking and exercise with the health practices index.’
    • ‘When implementing dietary change, dietitians must take advantage of the motivation for change that follows a cardiac event.’
    • ‘The possible associations between specific nutrients or dietary patterns in pregnancy and later disease need to be established.’
    • ‘Claims of the health benefits of foods, food components and a wide array of herbal and other dietary aids abound in the media.’
    • ‘Smoking is the major risk factor for chronic respiratory symptoms, but dietary factors may also play a role.’
    • ‘Healthy dietary habits acquired in infancy could be associated with achievement of higher education.’
    • ‘Some patients may benefit from dietary counseling by a dietitian.’
    • ‘Efforts to lower cholesterol through dietary manipulations have had only modest effects.’
    • ‘Medical history information and dietary assessments were performed during the study.’
    • ‘A fasting lipid profile should be obtained four to six weeks after the start of dietary therapy.’
    • ‘My diet must be contributing but no physician has offered any dietary advice.’
    • ‘However, increased awareness has not consistently lead to healthier dietary practices.’
    • ‘Diet sheets and supporting written resources facilitated the dietary prescription to patients.’
    • ‘Do they have to change their diet, is there a dietary intervention as well to get that sort of weight loss, or do they just continue as before?’
    • ‘They include acupuncture, dietary therapy, herbal therapy, meditation and energy exercises.’


  • A regulated or restricted diet.


Late Middle English (as a noun): from medieval Latin dietarium, from Latin diaeta (see diet).