| Share: | more

Natural Health Glossary
Medical Terms, Therapies, Accreditation

Don't forget to check the Herbal Remedies/Herbology 101 reference for more definitions!
¤ Click here to jump to studies. ¤

Caloric restriction (calorie restriction)
A regimen where an individual consumes fewer calories than average, but not so few that they become malnourished. Individuals practicing caloric restriction without malnutrition have lower levels of total and abdominal fat, circulating insulin, testosterone, estradiol and inflammatory cytokines.    (more info - Caloric restriction)

Search results for other NHC pages containing: Calorie restriction

Calorie
A unit of measure of heat derived from combustion of fuel, such as food; energy that comes from food. Strictly speaking, a calorie (note lower-case c) is the unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressu   (more info - Calorie)

Search results for other NHC pages containing: Calorie

Select a letter to see the terms & definitions:

a | b | c | d | e | f | g | h | i | j | k | l | m | n | o | p | q | r | s | t | v | y | z

These definitions are not intended as a standalone reference guide; they are linked from other pages for the convenience of the users of this site.

Information on this website is for information purposes only.
Please consult a qualified health practitioner before taking any course of action.
Always check for counter-results before deciding on a course of action.

+Other NHC news:
Blog post: Understanding Our Editorial Choices, by Gisela McKay
At the computer for long periods? Find information and prevention tools
Workplace Wellness Programs: bring healthy ideas to your workplace...
Bio Intolerance Elimination: An exciting new approach to allergy relief
Read the #naturalhealth incanada Daily! [news] Click here for news, recipes, opinions from Canadian naturalhealth practitioners.


Find us:

twitter facebook LinkedIn Blog Blog Find us on Pinterest Find us on Youtube