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Wight

wight

1. A whit; a bit; a jot. She was fallen asleep a little wight. (Chaucer)

2. A supernatural being.

3. A human being; a person, either male or female; now used chiefly in irony or burlesque, or in humorous language. Worst of all wightes. Every wight that hath discretion. (Chaucer) Oh, say me true if thou wert mortal wight. (milton)

Origin: OE. Wight, wiht, a wight, a whit, AS. Wiht, wuht, a creature, a thing; skin to D. Wicht a child, OS. & OHG. Wiht a creature, thing, G. Wicht a creature, Icel. Vaett a wight, vaett a whit, Goth. Waihts, waiht, thing; cf. Russ. Veshche a thing. Cf. Whit.


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... "healthy diets" is that people think low calories = healthy, which in your case could be the very reason why you have hard time gaining wight. Oh, and when you have fixed your diet (in case it is the problem), remember to do some resistance training to make sure the weight gain is muscle ...

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by biohazard
Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:13 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to become healthy?
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How long do stress hormones stay in your system

... which then causes harmful effects. So quickly after the stress reaction is removed or ends, the hormone levels also start to get lower. After a wight lifting session I'd assume the hormone levels are elevated for several hours, but less than a day.

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by biohazard
Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How long do stress hormones stay in your system
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

Hi, i am a 27 yr old female living in wales, when i was 19, i was suffering from chronic heartburn and lost lots of wight as i was unable to eat anything apart from bread, the doctors decided that i had a scared and non functioning gall bladder and they opperated and removed it, ...

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by blotedinwales
Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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measurement concentration of drug in animals? help me

the task is: mice weigth - 30 gramm chemical molecular wight - 100 how to make 10 micromol/kg?????

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by konstantin
Thu May 29, 2008 1:57 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: measurement concentration of drug in animals? help me
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Weight loss and Stomach Bloating

... has expanded to the point where I look 6 months pregnant. I don't want to go through this again. I want to lose weight again (am desperate to lose wight), but no matter how hard I try, my stomach just refuses to co-operate! I am absolutely OFF of bread, the regular junk foods, cereal even, etc. ...

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by sheknowsherway
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:54 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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