Excluded from the trial were women who ate low amounts of fruits and vegetables; women who were taking any medications or dietary supplements; anyone with a history of major illness or who currently smoked; and women who were following hypocaloric
, vegetarian, or vegan diets.
All patients also received a mildly hypocaloric
diet to create a 600-kcal/day deficit relative to energy requirements.
All patients were also prescribed a mildly hypocaloric
diet designed to create a 600 kcal/day deficit relative to energy requirements.
It is a balanced, moderately hypocaloric
diet that helps kids learn about good nutrition by dividing foods into three categories based on stoplight colors.
feeding has been recommended in the obese.
The food plan consisted of a balanced hypocaloric
diet (20-25 kcal/kg of adjusted weight), with a food substitution list (NHLBI and NIH, 1998; Seagle and colaborators, 2009).
Another cross-sectional study of women from the Twins UK cohort, characterized by metabolites associated with several nutritional scores, including fruit and vegetable intake, high alcohol intake, low meat intake pattern, hypocaloric
dieting, and traditional English diet; phosphatidylcholine-dyacil C38:6 and acylcarnitine C9 were significantly and positively associated with hypocaloric
The Barker hypothesis suggests that undernutrition in the fetus, caused by a poor maternal diet (e.g., low protein or hypocaloric
diets), which affects nutrient transport to the fetus , creates stressors that exert pressure on the fetus to survive, thus forcing the fetus to adapt, restricting its growth and enabling the development of necessary tissues, thereby accelerating maturation .
a high polyunsaturated fat hypocaloric
diets," Nutricioon Hospitalaria, vol.
All participants were instructed to follow their usual hypocaloric
, low-glycemic, and low-lipidemic index diet throughout the study.
Very restrictive, hypocaloric
or hypercaloric diets that are inadequate in relation to the macronutrient distribution, characterized by the low variety of foods allowed, such as the diet evaluated in this study, can lead to specific nutritional deficiencies.
The presence of risk behaviors for the development of eating disorders as verified (Figure 1) by the two instruments used this study (EAT and BITE) is a worrisome factor, since an energy deficit caused by a hypocaloric
diet resulting from a daily intake of nutrients lower than one's needs and, perhaps, in associated with the use of diuretics and laxatives result in a decrease in estrogen levels and certain metabolic disorders and menstrual alterations, such as amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea (18).