Resting metabolic rate is associated with hunger, self-determined meal size, and daily energy intake and may represent a marker for appetite.

@article{Caudwell2013RestingMR,
  title={Resting metabolic rate is associated with hunger, self-determined meal size, and daily energy intake and may represent a marker for appetite.},
  author={Phillipa P Caudwell and Graham Finlayson and Catherine Gibbons and Mark Hopkins and Neil A. King and Erik N{\"a}slund and John Blundell},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={7-14}
}
BACKGROUND There are strong logical reasons why energy expended in metabolism should influence the energy acquired in food-intake behavior. However, the relation has never been established, and it is not known why certain people experience hunger in the presence of large amounts of body energy. OBJECTIVE We investigated the effect of the resting metabolic rate (RMR) on objective measures of whole-day food intake and hunger. DESIGN We carried out a 12-wk intervention that involved 41… CONTINUE READING