Sustained depression of the resting metabolic rate after massive weight loss

Yoyo Dieting - Free Diet Plans and Weight


...motional blow to go through all that dieting, just to be back where you started. Rather than suddenly dieting - hoping for a quick weight loss, it is better to take a more long term sustainable approach. Aim for modest weight loss (even small amounts of lost fat can improve your health) If lowering calories do it slowly (i.e. don't suddenly drop 1000 calories per day). Think of your diet as a healthy eatin...


Meta - analysis of resting metabolic rate in formerly obese


...f the control group. The proportions of subjects in each group that fell within a single category (low RMR or high RMR) were compared separately by using Fisher's exact test. Previous Section Next Section RESULTS As a result of the inclusion criteria, with the requirements of only one data set per subject and a BMI ≤27, the selection of formerly obese and control subject...


Review Article - Wilson's Syndrome


...m. It has become expedient for some of this information to be organized under separate headings, for ease of reference, with respect to problems, their characteristics, and their management. A portion of the information comes to mind when one refers to “primary hypothyroidism,” for example. Similarly, “secondary hypothyroidism,” and “tertiary hypothyroidism,...


Effect of Calorie Restriction on Resting Metabolic Rate


...and sufficiently powered studies because the energy expended in SPA is variable among individuals (138 to 685 kcal/d) ( 2 ), and this variability might make it difficult to detect consistent responses of SPA to CR. The correlation analysis of baseline data indicated that percent activity in the chamber was significantly correlated with free-living PAL. This finding supports previous reports that ...


Total and resting energy expenditure in obese women


...May;45(5 Suppl):1135–1141. [ PubMed ] Bessard T, Schutz Y, Jéquier E. Energy expenditure and postprandial thermogenesis in obese women before and after weight loss. Am J Clin Nutr. 1983 Nov;38(5):680–693. [ PubMed ] Doré C, Hesp R, Wilkins D, Garrow JS. Prediction of energy requirements of obese patients after massive weight loss. Hum Nutr Clin Nutr. 1982;36C(1):41–48. [ PubMed ] Schoeller DA. Measurement of energy expendit...


Energy, substrate and protein metabolism


..., D Halliday, J M Greve and P B Soeters Departments of Surgery and Human Biology, University Hospital Maastricht, PO box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands Correspondence to: W G van Gemert, (Including reprint requests) Department of Pediatric Surgery, Emma Childrens Hospital AMC, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands. _link_ aPresent address: Emma Childrens Hospital AMC, Amsterdam, Th...


Modeling of Energy Expenditure and Resting Metabolic Rate


...raisal of the caloric requirement for men. Am J Clin Nutr., 1987, 46:875–895. Ravussin E; Burnand B; Schutz Y; Jequier E. Energy expenditure before and during energy restriction in obese patients. Am J Clin Nutr., 1985, 41:753–759. Romon M; Edme JL; Boulenguez C; Lescroart JL; Frimat P. Circadian variation of diet-induced thermogenesis. Am J Clin Nutr, 1993, 57:476–480. Sjostrom LV. Morbidity of severely obese subjects...


Basal metabolic rate, fat - free mass, and body cell mass


...s, and body cell mass during energy restriction Author links open the overlay panel. Numbers correspond to the affiliation list which can be exposed by using the show more link. Opens overlay A. Luke , Opens overlay D.A. Schoeller ∗ Committee on Human Nutrition, University of Chicago, IL USA. Available online 2 April 2004 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have acc...


9 Reasons Fat Loss is Always Slower Than You’d Like


... more efficient. Speed Bump Your muscles become more efficient. Solutions Increase the duration, frequency, and/or intensity of your workouts. Challenge yourself with new kinds of exercise. Move more throughout the day. Eat slightly less. 6. You’re lean. People with more body fat can generally lose fat much faster than leaner people for several reasons. 1. Heavier people generally have higher energy needs. Obese people often have...


Sustained depression of the resting metabolic rate after


...sed both during development and adulthood to under-nutrition respond through inter-related physiological mechanisms oriented at improving energetic efficiency and low oxidation of fat. These interrelated compensatory physiological adjustments work together to promote fat storage among growth delayed individuals or populations. Preview · Article · Sep 2007 · American Journal of Human Biology So...


Ask the Experts - The Effect of Low - calorie Diets on


...w calories. Although the literature is replete with successful weight loss studies that used low-calorie and very-low-calorie diets (LCD, VLCD), there is an "urban legend" that states that if an individual drops below an intake of about 1400 calories/day (or perhaps 1200), the metabolism will "shut down" and he or she will "hold on to fat" and will not lose weight. This is a common argument against LCD and VLCD in weight loss ...


Thyroid Hormone Transport - National Academy of Hypothyroidism


...everse T3 is a potent inhibitor of T3 production. Clin Res 1976;24:142A. 171. Gavin LA, Moeller M, Shoback D, Cavalieri RR. Reverse T3 and modulators of the calcium messenger system rapidly decrease T4-5’-deiodinase II activity in cultured mouse neuroblastoma cells. Thyroidology 1988;(1):5-12. 172. Chopra IJ, Williams DE, Orgiazzi J, Solomon DH. Opposite effects of dexamethasone on serum concentrations of 3,3′,5′- triiodothyro...


Starvation Mode - Burn The Fat


...t books if they mention the starvation mode.” Yet in a moment, it will become clear that he is the one who doesn’t appear very well read in the scientific literature on the effects of starvation and low calorie diets. The effects of starvation mode are indeed sometimes overblown and there are myths about the starvation mode, like it will completely “shut down” your metabolism (can’t happen - you’d ...


Effects of low glycemic diet on resting energy expenditure


...tion, humans and experimental animals have increased hunger, decreased thyroid hormone levels, and down-regulation of reproductive and growth functions, 3 -  5 changes that increase energy intake and lower energy expenditure. To examine this phenomenon, Leibel et al 6 underfed or overfed participants who were lean or obese to obtain an approximate 10% decrease or incre...