Determinants of dietary self-selection in experimental animals.

  title={Determinants of dietary self-selection in experimental animals.},
  author={Robin B. Kanarek},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={42 5 Suppl},
During the past 10 yr, renewed interest has been expressed in the mechanisms controlling the intake of specific dietary components. In particular, this interest has focused on research examining the role of the central nervous system in regulating intake of the three macronutrients protein, fat, and carbohydrate. Several hypotheses relating specific neurotransmitter systems to nutrient selection have developed from this research. However, conflicting data make the acceptance of any one… CONTINUE READING

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