The Sugar Busters diet is a weight loss plan based upon restriction of sugar intake. The diet is based upon the concept that sugar consumption leads to insulin release, which some experts believe leads to weight gain. Sugar and other complex carbohydrates such as pasta, white bread, and white rice are forbidden on the sugar Busters diet. The sugar Busters diet is essentially one form of low-carbohydrate diet. Whole-wheat, sugarless bread and pasta are allowed with this plan. The plan also encourages the consumption of lean meats, fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
Pertaining to suicide. the taking of ones own life. As in a suicidal gesture, suicidal thought, or suicidal act. An “online lifeline for suicidal undergrads” may help prevent college students from committing suicide.
The process of purposely ending one’s own life.
- Suicide gene
A gene whose expression in a cell is lethal for that cell. Suicide genes form the basis of a strategy for making cancer cells more vulnerable, more sensitive to chemotherapy. The approach has been to attach parts of genes expressed in cancer cells to other genes for enzymes not found in mammals that can convert […]
- Suicide prevention
Diminishing the risk of suicide. It may not be possible to eliminate entirely the risk of suicide but it is possible to reduce this risk. For example, the suicide rate among US Air Force personnel fell precipitously after the service launched a community-based suicide prevention program. Suicide should not be viewed solely as a medical […]
- Suicide, physician-assisted