negative energy balance

neg·a·tive en·er·gy bal·ance

(neg'ă-tiv en'ĕr-jē bal'ăns)
A depletion of the body's energy stores due to inadequate intake of energy sources.
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These data suggested that cows with a 7 or 8-wk dry period were in a greater negative energy balance in the early postpartum period, most likely due to higher milk yields.
Indeed, the importance of ghrelin in controlling stress-induced anxiety might manifest only during conditions of elevated plasma ghrelin, such as negative energy balance and calorie restriction," he continued.
When combining this study's finding of a decreased self-reported dietary consumption following concurrent aerobic and weight training with the findings of a decreased %BF, the present data therefore suggests that the most favourable technique for stimulating a negative energy balance that might lead to reduced body mass is a combination of aerobic and resistance exercise.
His analysis revealed that the proanorexia sites provided specific instructions and described practices for rapid weight loss (such as how to buy diuretics), nutrition information such as lists of foods that have negative energy balance, and even included detailed clinical definitions of anorexia so the reader could develop strategies to avoid detection.
The technology is also used to treat anestrus beef cows that do not cycle because the physical demands of a suckling calf cause a negative energy balance.
Cancer cachexia is a complex metabolic syndrome characterized by weight loss, anorexia, negative energy balance, and progressive loss of adipose tissue and muscle mass in patients with malignancies.
Following an initial reduction of HDL at one month post surgery, most likely resulting from an early marked negative energy balance, plasma lipids and lipoproteins changed beneficially over the course of the year.
The decrease of DMI and increase of demand in the transition period may result in negative energy balance (NEB) of dairy cows, which can stimulate gluconeogenesis and fat mobilization.
The principal aim of weight management is, firstly, to introduce a negative energy balance to reduce body weight, secondly, to maintain a lower body weight over the longer-term, thirdly, to ensure that people who are obese are following a healthy balanced diet that is low in saturated fats and high in complex carbohydrates.
Now researchers have shown that the cause of athletic amenorrhea (lack of menstruation) is probably a negative energy balance caused by increasing exercise without increasing food intake.
Ketosis is associated with excessive negative energy balance (NEB), accompanied by relatively high levels of ketone bodies and a concurrent low concentration of blood glucose (Grummer, 1995; Melendez et al.