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Journal article

Energy gap in the aetiology of body weight gain and obesity: a challenging concept with a complex evaluation and pitfalls

Université de Fribourg

  • Schutz, Yves Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lausanne and University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Byrne, N. M. Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Human Movement Studies, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Dulloo, Abdul G. Department of Medicine/Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Hills, A. P. Centre for Nutrition and Exercise, Mater Research and Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Mater Mothers Hospital, Griffith Health, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
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    2014
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  • Obesity Facts, 2014, vol. 7, no. 1, p. 15–25
English The concept of energy gap(s) is useful for understanding the consequence of a small daily, weekly, or monthly positive energy balance and the inconspicuous shift in weight gain ultimately leading to overweight and obesity. Energy gap is a dynamic concept: an initial positive energy gap incurred via an increase in energy intake (or a decrease in physical activity) is not constant, may fade out... Show more…
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  • English
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Nutrition and Dietetics
Faculty
Faculté des sciences
Department
Médecine
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