equicaloric


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equicaloric

(ˌiːkwɪkəˈlɔːrɪk; ˌɛkwɪkəˈlɔːrɪk)
adj
(Units) equal in terms of calories
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As beneficial as it can be for weight management and correction of metabolic syndrome, calorie restriction by carbohydrate restriction is notoriously poorly tolerated unless coupled to a compensatory higher fat intake which contributes to an equicaloric outcome [47].
The three diets provided to the mice were equicaloric, and food consumption was equally matched in all groups.
In addition, those with insulin resistance (which may include most of the obese) have a reduced capacity to metabolise carbohydrate safely [6] and achieve metabolic and other benefits from a low-carbohydrate diet that they will not achieve from an equicaloric low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet.
These results demonstrate the effectiveness of the pair feeding approach to study the effects of ethanol feeding while an equicaloric condition is maintained and no hepatic changes are induced by the maltodextrin containing diet.