Part 1 – The general principle

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10 Anne Diamond, Winning the Fat War, Published by Capstone, (2009).
11 Gary Taubes, The Diet Delusion, Published by Vermilion, (2007).
12 The Mayer definition polled 26% of 559 votes when given 31 different options –
13 References to the work of Rubner and Atwater are plentiful, but there is an appreciative and useful review in the Journal of Nutrition by William Chambers (1952).
14 Francis G. Benedict, Human Vitality and efficiency under prolonged restricted diet, (study 1917, published 1919).
15 Ancel Keys, The Biology of Human Starvation, (study 1944-45, report 1950).
16 Albert Stunkard and Mavis McLaren-Hume, “The results of treatment for obesity: a review of the literature and report of a series”, Archives of Internal Medicine, (1959).
17 Marion J. Franz, Jeffrey J. VanWormer, A. Lauren Crain, Jackie L. Boucher, Trina Histon, William Caplan, Jill Bowman, Nicolas Pronk. “Weight Loss Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Weight Loss Clinical Trials with a Minimum 1-Year Follow-Up”, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, (2007).

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