Energy intake, energy expenditure, and body composition of poor rural Philippine women throughout the first 6 mo of lactation.

@article{GuillermoTuazon1992EnergyIE,
  title={Energy intake, energy expenditure, and body composition of poor rural Philippine women throughout the first 6 mo of lactation.},
  author={M A Guillermo-Tuazon and Corazon V C Barba and Joop MA van Raaij and Joseph G. A. J. Hautvast},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1992},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={874-80}
}
Between 6 and 30 wk postpartum, body weight and body-fat mass of 40 healthy, rural, lactating Filipino women decreased by 1.5 (P < 0.05) and 0.7 kg (P < 0.05), respectively. Energy intake decreased slightly (NS) from 8.84 +/- 2.05 MJ/d (2113 +/- 489 kcal/d; mean +/- SD) at 6 wk to 8.67 +/- 2.37 MJ/d (2073 +/- 566 kcal/d) at 30 wk. Basal metabolic rate (BMR) remained unchanged throughout lactation, and physical-activity level increased significantly (P < 0.05) from 1.61 +/- 0.17 x BMR at 6 wk to… CONTINUE READING
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