This article provided insight into how the DLW method works, showed how it should be used, and highlighted three areas in which it is clear that DLW has made, or at least has begun to make, a significant impact on nutrition research. The method is relatively expensive and uses scarce resources in terms of expertise, instruments, and materials. However, where the research requirement matches method capabilities, in terms of accuracy and precision, it is a uniquely effective tool.

See also: Energy: Metabolism; Balance; Requirements. Energy Expenditure: Indirect Calorimetry.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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