Additional file 5.

Comparison of weight loss predicted for a given calorie change calculated by different methods (males). A 30 year old male with a BMI of 31 is assumed to have a height of 1.77 m and a weight of 97.1 kg; A 30 year old male with a BMI of 26 is assumed to have a height of 1.77 m and a weight of 81.5 kg. Equations compared are Hall and Jordan versus Christiansen and Garby.

Format: DOCX Size: 15KB Download file

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