Estimation of energy requirements in a controlled feeding trial.


BACKGROUND Estimating energy requirements is a frequent task in clinical studies. OBJECTIVE We examined weight patterns of participants enrolled in a clinical trial and evaluated factors that may affect weight stabilization. The Harris-Benedict equation and the FAO/WHO equation, used in conjunction with physical activity levels estimated with the 7-d… (More)


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@article{Lin2003EstimationOE, title={Estimation of energy requirements in a controlled feeding trial.}, author={Pao-Hwa Lin and Michael A Proschan and George A. Bray and Claudia S. P. Fernandez and Kimberly Hoben and Marlene M Most-Windhauser and Njeri Karanja and Eva Obarzanek}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2003}, volume={77 3}, pages={639-45} }