hypocaloric

hypocaloric

(hī″pō-kăl′ūr-ĭk)
1. Having few calories (e.g., a hypocaloric meal).
2. Calorically restricted (e.g., a hypocaloric diet).
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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.
Hypocaloric 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 dieting (34).
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 [33], 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 [34].
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).