1. According to Goran MI, resting metabolic rate is the largest component of daily energy expenditure, and physical activity-related energy expenditure is the most variable.
2. There is convincing evidence of susceptible individuals fail to compensate for periodic fluctuations in energy expenditure and become obese.
3. The major dependent variable that needs to be examined in relation to the cause of obesity is not energy expenditure but change in energy balance over time and the ability to regulate body energy stores.