On Calorie Deficit For Too Long?


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Fitness Myths

We are aware of the role calorie deficit plays in weight loss. But, have you ever thought about what will happen if you are on a calorie deficit for too long?

This INFS carousal by Aditya Mahajan has the answers. References: 1. Ravussin, E., Burnand, B., Schutz, Y., & Jequier, E. (1985). Energy expenditure before and during energy restriction in obese patients. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 41(4), 753-759 2. Weigle, D. S., & Brunzell, J. D. (1990). Assessment of energy expenditure in ambulatory reduced-obese subjects by the techniques of weight stabilization and exogenous weight replacement. International journal of obesity, 14, 69 3. Leibel, R. L., Rosenbaum, M., & Hirsch, J. (1995). Changes in energy expenditure resulting from altered body weight. New England Journal of Medicine, 332(10), 621-628.

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