Background: Diet-induced weight loss is accompanied by adaptive
thermogenesis, ie, a disproportional or greater than expected reduction
of resting metabolic rate (RMR).
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate whether adaptive
thermogenesis is sustained during weight maintenance after
Design: Subjects were 22 men and 69 women [mean 6 SD age: 40
6 9 y; body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2): 31.9 6 3.0]. They followed
a very-low-energy diet for 8 wk, followed by a...
Authors: Stefan Camps, Sanne Verhoef, Klaas Westerterp