• Matched Weight Loss Through Intermittent or Continuous Energy Restriction Does Not Lead To Compensatory Increases in Appetite and Eating Behavior in a Randomized Controlled Trial in Women with Overweight and Obesity

    1 month ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundContinuous energy restriction is purported to be problematic because of reductions in fat-free mass , compensatory motivation to overeat, and weakened satiety. Intermittent energy restriction is an alternative behavioral weight loss strategy that may mitigate some of these limitations.ObjectiveThe objective of the DIVA study was to compare the effects of CER and IER on appetite when the degree of WL is matched.MethodsWomen with overweight/obesity were recruited for this controlled-feeding RCT via CER or IER (alternating ad libitum and 75% energy restriction days). Probe...
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