Postprandial resting metabolic rate and body composition in the moderately obese and normal-weight adult subjects at sitting posture.


A reduced metabolic rate in the etiology of obesity has been a subject of controversy. The prediction of the energy requirements for the obese using reference values may therefore be distorted. In order to examine this possibility, resting metabolic rate (RMR) while the subject was sitting comfortably in a chair was measured in a total of 134 moderately… (More)


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