Rationale for novel intermittent dieting strategies to attenuate adaptive responses to energy restriction

@article{Sainsbury2018RationaleFN,
  title={Rationale for novel intermittent dieting strategies to attenuate adaptive responses to energy restriction},
  author={Amanda Sainsbury and Rachel E. Wood and Radhika V Seimon and Ap Hills and Neil A. King and Alice A. Gibson and Nuala M Byrne},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={47 - 60}
}
Eating patterns involving intermittent energy restriction (IER) include ‘intermittent fasting’ where energy intake is severely restricted for several ‘fasting’ days per week, with ‘refeeding’ days (involving greater energy intake than during fasting days) at other times. Intermittent fasting does not improve weight loss compared to continuous energy restriction (CER), where energy intake is restricted every day. We hypothesize that weight loss from IER could be improved if refeeding phases… 
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