Clinical nutrition: 5. How much should Canadians eat?

Birmingham, C. Laird; Jones, Peter J.; Hoffer N, Mr. L. John; Jones, Mr. Peter J.
March 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/19/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p767
Academic Journal
Discusses ways to reduce the weight of obese persons who are unable to lose weight through reducing diets. How weight gain is caused by an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure; Way that nutritionists may recommend a diet containing fewer kilojoules than the estimated expenditure; Use of the doubly labelled water method to measure integrative whole body energy expenditure in free-living, normal life situations.


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