Additional file 4.

Comparison of weight loss predicted for a given calorie change calculated by different methods (females). A 30 year old female with a BMI of 31 kg/m2 is assumed to have a height of 1.63 m and a weight of 82.4 kg; A 30 year old female with a BMI of 26 is assumed to have a height of 1.63 m and a weight of 69.1 kg. Equations compared are Hall and Jordan versus Christiansen and Garby.

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Briggs et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:860   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-860