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Diet may refer to:


  • Diet (nutrition), the sum of the food consumed by an organism or group
  • Dieting, the deliberate selection of food to control body weight or nutrient intake
    • Diet food, foods that aid in creating a diet for weight loss

Political bodies[edit]


  • National Diet, Japan's bicameral legislature, in its current form since 1947, composed of the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors
  • Landtag, a diet of states and provinces in Germany, Austria, South Tyrol in Italy, and the national parliament of Liechtenstein


  • Diet of Finland, the legislative assembly of the Grand Duchy of Finland from 1809 to 1906
  • Diet of Hungary, the legislative assembly of the Kingdom of Hungary from 15th century to 1946
  • Imperial Diet (Holy Roman Empire), the imperial assembly of the princes of the Holy Roman Empire until 1806
  • Reichstag
    • Reichstag (German Empire) (Reichstag), the Diet of the Empire, the legislative assembly of the German Empire, 1871–1917
    • Reichstag (Weimar Republic), (Reichstag), the Diet of the Weimar Republic, from 1919 to 1933
    • Reichstag (Nazi Germany), (Reichstag), the Diet of Nazi Germany, from 1933 to 1945, a purely ceremonial "parliament" in a totalitarian dictatorship without elections
  • Bundestag (Deutscher Bundestag), the lower house of Germany's Parliament, established in West Germany in 1949, and all of Germany in 1990

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • DIET, an open-source middleware for high-performance computing
  • Diet, India, District Institute(s) of Education and Training in India

See also[edit]

  • Diets, a historical name for the Dutch language in general
  • Dietsch (disambiguation), distinguishes the southern dialects in the Middle Dutch language