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View in Spanish: Protocolo alimentario

Dietary protocol (DY-uh-TAYR-ee PROH-tuh-KOL)
A detailed diet plan that states what, how, and when a person will eat and drink. It may be used to test how a specific diet affects a health outcome, such as lower cholesterol.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.