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yo-yo dieting refers to the process of chronically alternating between dieting and regular eating, leading to successive weight gains and losses. Over time, yo-yo dieters increase their chances of becoming obese by altering their underlying metabolism.

Yoga is simply defined as the science of stretching to feel better. It is a Sanskrit word which means union: the union of the body, mind and spirit.

yoga refer to Hindu teachings dealing with ethics , life-style, body postures, breath control , intellectual study and meditation .

yohimbine is produced from the bark of the African yohimbe tree that is often used as an aphrodisiac .

You-message refers to threatening, accusing, bossing, lecturing, or criticizing of another person.

Young-Helmholtz theory refers to the Theory that people perceive color through the relative rates of response by three (3) kinds of cones , with each kind maximally sensitive to a diff

Young-Helmholtz theory of color vision states that separate receptor systems on the retina are responsive to each of the three primary colors: red, green, and blue-violet. Young-Helmholtz theory of color vision is lso called the Trichromatic theory or Trichromatic theory of color vision .

young-old refers to among the very old, those who remain healthy, vigorous, and competent.

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