Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 5th, 2006
"Energy deficiency is probably best measured in adults by the body mass index (BMI). Acute energy deficiency (AED) is associated with body weight loss, along with changes in body composition, as well as a reduced BMR and physical activity," scientists in India report.
A.V. Kurpad and colleagues at Saint Johns National Academy Health Science summarized, "Chronic energy deficiency (CED) is an inadequacy in food to which individuals adapt, at some cost. Individuals with this have never 'lost' weight: they have simply grown less. They adapt to the decreased...
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