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hypercaloric

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EtymologyEdit

hyper- +‎ caloric

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hypercaloric (comparative more hypercaloric, superlative most hypercaloric)

  1. Extremely dense or abundant in calories.
    • 2015, Elisa Fabbrini, Faidon Magkos, “Hepatic Steatosis as a Marker of Metabolic Dysfunction”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1], volume 7, DOI:10.3390/nu7064995:
      Metabolically-normal (n = 12) and metabolically-abnormal (n = 8) obese people, defined as having low or high intrahepatic triglyceride (IHTG) content, respectively, but matched on body mass index (BMI) and fat mass, were prescribed a hypercaloric diet for 7–8 weeks, until they gained ~6% of their initial body weight.