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I am re-posting Charlotte's endless list of links as it deserves to be in the getting started thread:

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Restoring Regular Eating (Maudsley Hospital Eating Plan)

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 Weight restoration and after

have shown that people with anorexia require an extra 200–400 kcal (840–1680 kJ) a day for up to 6 months after reaching maintenance weight. Weltzin et al (1991) reported that recovering patients required 45–50 kcal/kg (190–210 kJ/kg) per day to maintain 95% average weight for height, compared with 30 kcal/kg (125 
Increased energy needs continue into the maintenance period. Kaye et al (1986)
kJ/kg) per day in a healthy control group. The American Psychiatric Association 
(Anonymous, 2000) suggests using 40–60 kcal/kg (170–250 kJ/kg) per day during 
the weight maintenance period. It has also been demonstrated that people with
restricting anorexia require significantly more energy than those with the binge/purging subtype (Kaye et al, 1986; Weltzin et al, 1991)

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