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Weight Loss: Did You Know?

 

Protein's Role in Weight Loss
- article explores:
1) Health professionals have historically been negative about high protein diets
2) Clinical trials: Assessing the evidence
3) Protein and appetite regulation
4) Short term vs. long-term differences
5) Weight loss maintenance
6) New RDAs
7) Protein needs are higher during weight loss
8) Concerns
9) The bottom line

Metabolism: Facts & Fiction (This article is from my Healthy Eating & Weight Management Guide workbook)
Page 1- (PLEASE BE PATIENT, THESE ARE BIG PDFs, AND TAKE at least 45 SECONDS TO LOAD!)
1) Energy expenditure (defined)
2) How does energy restriction affect resting energy expenditure (REE)?
3) How does yo-yo dieting affect REE
4) How does physical activity affect REE?
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5) Does adding muscle increase REE in a clinically significant way?
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6) How does hypothyroidism impact REE?
7) What you need to know to maximize your success.

Resting Energy Expenditure (REE): Implications for weight management
This is a version of Metabolism Facts & Fiction (above) written for the American Dietetic Association's Weight Management practice group newsletter. The 3-page version above has more information, especially regarding the mythology around muscle and metabolic rate.