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03 Oct 2008

Starvation mode?
What does it mean for your body to be in "  Starvation mode"  ?
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear ***
Exactly that! If you take in too little energy via your diet to fuel your daily energy needs (diets that contain less than 3400 kJ) then your body will realise that it is being starved and switch off its weightloss mechanisms to try and conserve energy. A moderate reduction in energy intake to 6300 kJ (ladies) will not cause this reaction and therefore promote weightloss.
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