Refeeding David Blaine - studies after a 44-day fast
Korbonits, M., Blaine, D., Elia, M. and Powell-Tuck, J. (2005) Refeeding David Blaine - studies after a 44-day fast. New England Journal of Medicine, 353, (21), 2306-2307.
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The opportunity to study the effects of refeeding after prolonged fasting is rare. We recorded anthropometric, biochemical, and endocrine changes during the refeeding period after a much-publicized 44-day fast by David Blaine, a performance artist; we compared the findings with results obtained from a control group of 16 age-matched men who had a similar body-mass index (the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) after an overnight fast.
|Subjects:||Q Science > Q Science (General)
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
|Date Deposited:||06 Apr 2006|
|Last Modified:||01 Jun 2011 11:17|
|Contact Email Address:||M.Elia@soton.ac.uk|
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