TITLE

Management: diet

AUTHOR(S)
Haslam, David; Wittert, Gary
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Fast Facts: Obesity;2009, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 6 of the book "Fast Facts: Obesity" is presented. When food is metabolized and converted to energy, the body uses it for basal metabolic rate (BMR) to keep bodily functions working, for thermogenesis or processing and digesting of foods, and for performing physical activities. The energy that was not utilized by the body and considered as in excess of one's daily caloric requirements will be stored as body fat. Several dietary management strategies to attain weight loss are discussed including the choice of smaller food portion sizes.
ACCESSION #
50410489

 

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