Episode 8: Theoretical vs Actual Weight Change: Industrialised Wishful Thinking
In this podcast I compare and contrast what our mathematical formulas about energy requirements and weight loss say should be possible (ie the theoretical) versus what actually happens in real life. I also talk about the history of this energy requirement belief system, who continues to use it and why.
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Supporting materials (further reading, commentary and self-test quiz) and podcast link for Episodes 8 of the Unpacking Weight Science Podcast.
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