Adaptive thermogenesis is not a new idea, but yet still far from understood. In this video, I’ve put what I think are the key points of the research surrounding this topic, along with some of my own experience.
If you want to learn more about it, check these out:
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2018.11.New Advances in Adaptive Thermogenesis: UCP1 and Beyond002
Müller MJ, Bosy-Westphal A. Adaptive thermogenesis with weight loss in humans. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013;21(2):218-228. doi:10.1002/oby.20027
Müller MJ, Enderle J, Pourhassan M, et al. Metabolic adaptation to caloric restriction and subsequent refeeding: the Minnesota Starvation Experiment revisited. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015;102(4):807-819. doi:10.3945/ajcn.115.109173
Greater Than Predicted Decrease in Resting Energy Expenditure and Weight Loss: Results From a Systematic Review
Schutz, Y. (2000). Human overfeeding experiments: Potentials and limitations in obesity research. British Journal of Nutrition, 84(2), 135-137. doi:10.1017/S0007114500