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USDA food guide

The United States Department of Agriculture food guide illustrates how to eat in accordance with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.…

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US 1976 Copyright Act

The act spells out the basic rights of copyright holders. For the fitness industry, this act covers use of music…

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Unsaturated fat

Any fat that is not completely hydrogenated (mono- and polyunsaturated); liquid at room temperature.

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Uric acid (urate)

A chemical created when the body breaks down purines, which are found in foods such as wine, beer, dried beans,…

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Ultraviolet light

Radiation lying in the ultraviolet range: the wave lengths are shorter than light but longer than x-rays.

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Uvea

The middle coat of the eyeball, consisting of the choroid in the back of the eye and the ciliary body…

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Urokinase

A drug that dissolves blood clots or prevents them from forming.

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Urogenital

Pertaining to the urinary and genital apparatus; genitourinary.

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