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very low calorie diet

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(VLCD)

A diet containing less than 800 kcal day−1 specifically designed for the treatment of severe obesity. Usually, food substitution in the form of a drink made from powder and...

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very low calorie diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 445 words.

A very low calorie diet (VLCD) provides less than 800 Calories per day. Some contain as little as 400 Calories.

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very low-calorie diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 445 words.

A very low-calorie diet (VLCD) provides less than 800 Calories per day. Some contain as little as 400 Calories. VLCDs

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very low calorie diet

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(VLCD)

A diet containing less than 800 kcal day−1 specifically designed for the treatment of severe obesity. Usually, food substitution in the form of a drink made from powder and...

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very low calorie diet

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 89 words.

A diet containing less than 800 kcal day−1 specifically designed for the treatment of severe obesity. Usually, food substitution in the form of a drink made from powder and water is used....

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Very low calorie diets and hypokalaemia: the importance of ammonium excretion

Tane Liu, Glenn T. Nagami, Marcia L. Everett and Barton S. Levine.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 2923 words.

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protein-sparing modified fast

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 100 words.

A very low-calorie diet specifically designed for people suffering from severe obesity detrimental to their health. Some very low-calorie diets

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protein-sparing modified fast

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 99 words.

A very low-calorie diet specifically designed for people suffering from severe obesity detrimental to their health. Some very low-calorie diets

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Cambridge diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 120 words.

A supervised, very low calorie diet first introduced in 1984. The original diet was criticized because it did not

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Cambridge diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 120 words.

A supervised, very low calorie diet first introduced in 1984. The original diet was criticized because it did not

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protein-sparing modified fast

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(PSMF)

A very low-calorie diet specifically designed for people suffering from severe obesity detrimental to their health. Some very low-calorie diets have inadequate protein,...

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Cambridge diet

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A supervised, very low calorie diet first introduced in 1984. The original diet was criticized because it did not provide sufficient calories and protein, so it was reformulated. The new...

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Yo-Yo diet

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An eating pattern that results in wild swings in body weight (figure 71). Rapid weight loss is followed by equally rapid weight gain. The final body weight is often higher than the original...

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negative nitrogen balance

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A condition in which protein catabolism (breakdown) exceeds protein anabolism (synthesis) resulting in tissues losing protein faster than it can be replaced. A negative nitrogen balance may...

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negative nitrogen balance

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 84 words.

A condition in which protein catabolism (breakdown) exceeds protein anabolism (synthesis) resulting in tissues losing protein faster than it can be replaced. A negative nitrogen balance may...

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meal replacement diet

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An artificial diet especially formulated to replace food eaten at a normal meal. Meal replacement diets are designed to replace one or two meals per day as part of a calorie controlled...

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supplements

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Vitamin, mineral, and other food concentrates packaged as tablets, capsules, or liquids. Supplements are big business; in the USA 40 per cent of the population takes some form of food...

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Low-protein diets in CKD: how can we achieve them? A narrative, pragmatic review

Giorgina Barbara Piccoli, Federica Neve Vigotti, Filomena Leone, Irene Capizzi, Germana Daidola, Gianfranca Cabiddu and Paolo Avagnina.

in Clinical Kidney Journal

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 6676 words.

Low-protein diets (LPDs) have encountered various fortunes, and several questions remain open. No single study, including the famous Modification of Diet in Renal Disease, was conclusive...

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Obesity management by life-style strategies

Gill cowburn, Melvyn Hillsdon and Catherine R Hankey.

in British Medical Bulletin

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 0 words.

This chapter discusses lifestyle management strategies for obesity in adults and is based on an assumption that treatment, resulting in appropriate and sustained weight loss, is of benefit...

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Should patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome be treated with metformin?

Roy Homburg.

in Human Reproduction

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 3151 words.

Hyperinsulinaemia has proved to be a key link in the enigmatic generation of the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), i.e. anovulatory infertility and the skin stigmata induced by...

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Impact of diet and bariatric surgery on anti-Müllerian hormone levels

E Nilsson-Condori, J L Hedenbro, A Thurin-Kjellberg, A Giwercman and B Friberg.

in Human Reproduction

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 2346 words.

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STUDY QUESTION

Do serum levels of anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) change in women of reproductive age...

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