A contrarian view of the wisdom of the body as it relates to dietary self-selection.

@article{Galef1991ACV,
  title={A contrarian view of the wisdom of the body as it relates to dietary self-selection.},
  author={Bennett G. Galef},
  journal={Psychological review},
  year={1991},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={218-23}
}
The history of studies of dietary self-selection in cafeteria-feeding situations is reviewed briefly. The evidence is not consistent with the view that replete animals can reliably compose a nutritionally adequate diet from an array of food in a cafeteria situation. Similarly, the evidence is not consistent with the view that when deficient in a nutrient (excepting the case of sodium and, perhaps, of phosporus), animals can reliably select a nutritionally adequate diet when it is present among… CONTINUE READING

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