★ regimen【 (n) (規則による、食事などの)摂生、養生法】

語源:ラテン語の regere(支配する)に由来する言葉で、regime (支配)や regiment(厳しく統制された)と語源は同じ!
* People are still regimented in North Korea. 北朝鮮の国民は未だに統制されている。


If, on the other hand, he finds his wife hateful, his children's noise unendurable, and the office a nightmare; if in the daytime he longs for night, and at night he sighs for the light of day -- then what he needs is not a new philosophy but a new regimen --a different diet, or more exercise, or what not.

I believe that if our pessimists were subjected to a rigorous regimen of physical exercise, simple but wholesome diet and long hours of sleep, they would begin to find all sorts of things worth doing and would feel hopeful as to the possibility of doing some of these things themselves.

Those who resisted this regimen and still remained pessimistic should be subjected to something more severe.


a diet regimen

I followed a strict regimen.
 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.

A regimen is a set of rules about food and exercise that some people follow in order to say healthy.
 出典:Collin's COBUILD English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, new ed.