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Resting metabolic rate of obese patients under very low calorie ketogenic diet

Nutrition
Author
Gomez-Arbelaez et al.
Used Parameters : SMM

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Spain

Journal : Nutrition & Metabolism

The resting metabolic rate (RMR) decrease, observed after an obesity reduction therapy is a determinant of a short-time weight regain. Thus, the objective of this study was to evaluate changes in RMR, and the associated hormonal alterations in obese patients with a very low-calorie ketogenic (VLCK)-diet induced severe body weight (BW) loss. From 20 obese patients who lost 20.2 kg of BW after a 4-months VLCK-diet, blood samples and body composition analysis, determined by DXA and MF-Bioimpedance, and RMR by indirect …
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