Metabolic and hormonal factors as predictors of nitrogen retention in obese men consuming very low calorie diets.

@article{Fisler1985MetabolicAH,
  title={Metabolic and hormonal factors as predictors of nitrogen retention in obese men consuming very low calorie diets.},
  author={Janis S. Fisler and Elaine M Kaptein and Ernst J. Drenick and John T Nicoloff and Nobuaki Yoshimura and Marian E Swendseid},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={1985},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={101-5}
}
The ability to conserve body protein during very low calorie diets in ten obese men was observed to correlate with plasma free amino acid concentrations, urinary N tau-methylhistidine: creatinine ratios, resting oxygen consumption, and serum triiodothyronine levels. A diet consisting of only protein, 1.3 g/kg ideal body weight/24 h, was given for 40 days… CONTINUE READING