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Caloric restriction (calorie restriction)
A regimen where an individual consumes fewer calories than average, but not so few that they become malnourished. Individuals practicing caloric restriction without malnutrition have lower levels of total and abdominal fat, circulating insulin, testosterone, estradiol and inflammatory cytokines.    (more info - Caloric restriction)

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A unit of measure of heat derived from combustion of fuel, such as food; energy that comes from food. Strictly speaking, a calorie (note lower-case c) is the unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressu   (more info - Calorie)

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