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Term:
diet induced thermogenesis (GO:0002024)
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cold-induced thermogenesis +   
detection of dietary excess 
diet induced thermogenesis  
The process that results in increased metabolic rate in tissues of an organism. It is triggered by the detection of dietary excess. This process is achieved via signalling in the sympathetic nervous system.
reduction of food intake in response to dietary excess  

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Definition Sources: PMID:12161655

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