An Introduction To Weight Loss – Articles About Or Related To The NIH Metabolic Chamber

This blog has a number of posts with resources on the science of weight loss. These are of greatest interest to clinicians who treat obesity.

For persons who are just interested in learning about the some of the basics of weight loss, review all three of the resources below.

And both clinicians and patients will find this post useful: Two Links to The NIH’s Outstanding Body Weight Planner, Posted on September 11, 2018, by Tom Wade MD.


(1) What I learned about weight loss from spending a day inside a metabolic chamber: One of science’s best tools for understanding obesity is debunking myths about metabolism. By Julia Sep 4, 2018, 10:20am EDT

(2) Enter the Metabolic Chamber, Learn Your Energy
BY MICHELE LYONS Friday, May 29, 2015 from the NIH Intramural Blog

(3) The Human Energy Crisis: Dr. Kevin Hall applies a physicist’s view of energy to the human body from the NIH Intramural Research Program.

(4) Body Weight Planner: Balancing Your Food and Activity from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.

Clinicians: Be sure and click on the button “Switch To Expert Mode” on the above page. Expert Mode has an even more detailed simulator.

(5) NIH Body Weight Planner Video By Dr. Kevin Hall, July 11, 2018

You can read the complete transcript of the video on the above page.

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