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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), pp. 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.

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Published date: 24 November 2005


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Date deposited: 06 Apr 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:09

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Author: M. Korbonits
Author: D. Blaine
Author: M. Elia
Author: J. Powell-Tuck

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