VOCABULARIES TOPIC: FOOD AND DIET

05-Sep-2019
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"Food and Diet" has always been one of the most popular topic in IELTS tests. And it is also easily encountered in the test. The vocabulary of this topic is quite simple and familiar to most of you who are preparing for the IELTS exam. However, if you do not know how to use it flexibly, it would be difficult to get high scores for this topic. Therefore, let's take a look at the list of 40 important vocabularies on topic "Food and Diet" that Testuru has prepared for you.

1. A fussy eater: somebody who has their own very high standards about what to eat

2. Addicting effect: a change resulting in being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity

3. Balanced portion: an amount arranged in good proportions

4. Canned food: food preserved or supplied in a sealed can

5. Delicacy: something that is good to eat

6. Delicious/tasty: having a good taste

7. Diet: a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons

8. Easy to store: easy to collect and preserve

9. Exotic food: food from faraway place or striking and unusual in appearance or taste

10. Fast food: food such as hamburgers, which is prepared quickly and which you can take away with you to eat

11. Fats: a natural oily or greasy substance occurring in animal bodies, especially when deposited as a layer under the skin or around certain organs

12. Health awareness: knowledge or perception of how to maintain the state of being free from illness or injury

13. Health consciousness: being aware of how to maintain the state of being free from illness or injury

14. Home-cooked food: food cooked at home from individual ingredients

15. Nutrient: a substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life

16. Nutritional benefits: an advantage gained from substances that are essential for good health and growth

17. Organic food: food that is produced without using harmful chemicals

18. Plain: simply cooked

19. Processed food: food that has chemicals in it to make it last a long time

20. Seasonings: salt, pepper or spices added to food

21. Staple food: a basic food or product that people eat or use regularly

22. To be full up: to eat to the point that you can no longer eat any more

23. To be starving hungry: an exaggerated way of saying you are very hungry

24. To bolt something down: to eat something very quickly

25. To contain additives: to have or hold substance added to something in small quantities, typically to improve or preserve it

26. To digest: break down food in the alimentary canal into substances that can be absorbed and used by the body

27. To eat a balanced diet: to eat the correct types and amounts of food

28. To follow a recipe: to cook a meal using instructions

29. To gain weight: to become heavier

30. To get obese: to become grossly fat or overweight

31. To grab a bite to eat: to eat something quickly, especially when you’re in a rush

32. To have a sweet tooth: to enjoy sugary food

33. To make your mouth water: to make you feel very hungry for something

34. To play with your food: to push food around the plate to avoid eating it

35. To resist temptation: to withstand a desire to do something

36. To simmer: to cook something slowly, near boiling point

37. To spoil your appetite: to eat something that will stop you feeling hungry when it’s meal-time

38. To wine and dine: to entertain someone by treating them to food and drink

39. To work up an appetite: to do physical work that leads to you becoming hungry

40. Vegetarian food: food that does not contain meat

cre: JOLO English

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