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Investigations of the Mechanisms of Diabetes Remission: A Focus on Adaptive Thermogenesis

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin 1 on 2019-02-12 11:40:08.046

Authors

Brian T. Corley

Year of Publication

2019

Source

(Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy) University of Otago.

Publication Type

Thesis

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

This thesis proves the hypothesis that a low-calorie diet combined with intermittent fasting can reduce the negative energy balance associated with weight loss is false. "This is partly due to a compensatory reduction in resting energy expenditure (REE), adaptive thermogenesis, that occurs during weight loss... Of note, intermittent fasting was associated with a two-fold greater reduction in fat mass compared to continuous daily restriction."

How to Access

To read the full thesis, go to: http://hdl.handle.net/10523/8846