Energy intake and the menstrual cycle

Women’s weight and body composition is significantly influenced by the female sex-steroid hormones.Concentrations of these hormones change through the menstrual cycle and influence energy bomeostasis. A review by Davidsea et al (2007 ) reviews the scientific literature on the relationship between hormonal changes across the menstrual cycle and energy balance, and whether these changes influence…

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diet surveys, under reporting,dietary record and obesity

The popular use of epidemiology in nutrition requires that the tools used are accurate. If conclusions are drawn for associations between dietary intake and other variables the whole study is flawed when the results are incorrect.Estimating under-reporting of energy intake in dietary surveys using an individualised methodRennie et al British Journal of Nutrition , 2007,…

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