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Aug 17, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Scott and Tommy discuss the often cited concern of metabolism and how weight loss and diets can affect resting metabolic rate. Adaptive thermogenesis is one of the body's homeostatic responses to changing caloric intake, which can lead to a change in metabolic rate. They discuss how these relate to fasting and how to use this information to optimize fasting results and support long-term metabolic health.

Nunes CL, Casanova N, Francisco R, et al. Does adaptive thermogenesis occur after weight loss in adults? A systematic review [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 25]. Br J Nutr. 2021;1-19. doi:10.1017/S0007114521001094

Is it true that weight loss can result in a “slow metabolism”?


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