Effects of cycles of food restriction followed by ad libitum refeeding on body composition and energy expenditure in obese rats.

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Male Wistar rats rendered obese by a cafeteria diet were subjected to three successive cycles alternating food restriction with ad libitum cafeteria-diet feeding (WC rats). Body composition, energy intake, energy required for maintenance, and oxygen consumption were studied. Results were compared with those for rats fed a standard stock diet (CON rats) or a… (More)

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@article{Rozen1994EffectsOC, title={Effects of cycles of food restriction followed by ad libitum refeeding on body composition and energy expenditure in obese rats.}, author={Ramona Rozen and Lucienne Brigant and Marta E Apfelbaum}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1994}, volume={59 3}, pages={560-5} }