Ghrelin promotes the drive for food intake and maintains blood glucose during negative energy balance as well as subserving the rewarding nature of food.
What does NEB stand for?
NEB stands for Negative Energy Balance
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We have 79 other meanings of NEB in our Acronym Attic
- National Electricity Board (Malaysia)
- National Energy Board
- National Enforcement Bodies (air passenger rights; EU)
- National Enterprise Board (UK)
- National Ethics Bureau (San Diego, CA)
- National Examining Board
- National Executive Board
- National Eye Bank
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The intervention group had a negative energy balance between phases (-244 kcal/day), compared with a positive energy balance for the control groups (57 kcal/day).
The decrease of DMI and increase of demand in the transition period may result in negative energy balance (NEB) of dairy cows, which can stimulate gluconeogenesis and fat mobilization.
Thus, work-related energy expenditure does not necessarily lead to a negative energy balance in order to cause suppression of reproductive function in women.
And corn ethanol is notoriously energy-intensive to produce, though the American Coalition for Ethanol denounces as "outrageous" the accusation that it actually has a negative energy balance.
The principal aim of weight management is, firstly, to introduce a negative energy balance to reduce body weight, secondly, to maintain a lower body weight over the longer-term, thirdly, to ensure that people who are obese are following a healthy balanced diet that is low in saturated fats and high in complex carbohydrates.
Achieving the negative energy balance is simple in theory.