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high calorie diet

high calorie diet in Medicine

high calorie diet n.
A diet containing more than 4,000 calories per day.

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  • high calorie diet is one in which the fuel value of the food ingested meets or exceeds the energy expenditures of the patient.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit
  • Consequently the high calorie diet will be found as a rule sufficient.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit
  • (b) Formulate a diet order, using the high calorie diet, fuel value 3500 calories.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit
  • The mortality from the disease has been materially lessened by the administration of the high calorie diet.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit

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