Quantifying the imprecision of energy intake of humans to compensate for imposed energetic errors: A challenge to the physiological control of human food intake

  title={Quantifying the imprecision of energy intake of humans to compensate for imposed energetic errors: A challenge to the physiological control of human food intake},
  author={David A Levitsky and Anna Sewall and Yingyi Zhong and Laura K. Barre and Stefan Shoen and Nicole D. Agaronnik and Jean-Luc LeClair and Wendy Zhuo and Carly R Pacanowski},
To assess the precision of the biological control of energy intake we performed a systematic review of studies that measured acute changes in human food intake in response to energetic errors. The imposed errors were grouped into the following categories of studies: alternate day fasting, changes in diet composition, exercise, meal skipping, overfeeding, energy substitutes, underfeeding and changes in portion size. Seven hundred thirty-nine studies published between 1980 and 2017 were… Expand
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