External validation of equations to estimate resting energy expenditure in 14952 adults with overweight and obesity and 1948 adults with normal weight from Italy.

Affiliation

International Center for the Assessment of Nutritional Status (ICANS), University of Milan, Milan, Italy; Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Liver Research Center, Basovizza, Trieste, Italy. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

We cross-validated 28 equations to estimate resting energy expenditure (REE) in a very large sample of adults with overweight or obesity.

Keywords

Adults,Indirect calorimetry,Obesity,Overweight,Prediction equations,Resting energy expenditure,