References - Part 1
The general principle
8 (*) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1200993/Why-calorie-counting-makes-fat.html
9 (*) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/diets/article-1263801/How-shed-middle-age-spread.html
10 Anne Diamond, Winning the Fat War, Published by Capstone, (2009).
11 Gary Taubes, The Diet Delusion, Published by Vermilion, (2007).
12 The Mayer definition polled 26% of 559 votes when given 31 different options – humanthermodynamics.com.
13 References to the work of Rubner and Atwater are plentiful, but there is an appreciative and useful review in the Journal of Nutrition by William Chambers (1952). http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/reprint/48/1/1.pdf
14 Francis G. Benedict, Human Vitality and efficiency under prolonged restricted diet, (study 1917, published 1919).
15 Ancel Keys, The Biology of Human Starvation, (study 1944-45, report 1950).
16 Albert Stunkard and Mavis McLaren-Hume, “The results of treatment for obesity: a review of the literature and report of a series”, Archives of Internal Medicine, (1959).
17 Marion J. Franz, Jeffrey J. VanWormer, A. Lauren Crain, Jackie L. Boucher, Trina Histon, William Caplan, Jill Bowman, Nicolas Pronk. “Weight Loss Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Weight Loss Clinical Trials with a Minimum 1-Year Follow-Up”, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, (2007).