Dietary fat is not a major determinant of body fat.

  title={Dietary fat is not a major determinant of body fat.},
  author={Walter C Willett and Rudolph L. Leibel},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={113 Suppl 9B},
The percentage of energy from fat in diets has been thought to be an important determinant of body fat, and several mechanisms have been proposed. Comparisons of diets and the prevalence of obesity between affluent and poor countries have been used to support this relationship, but these contrasts are seriously confounded by differences in physical activity and food availability. Within areas of similar economic development, regional intake of fat and prevalence of obesity have not been… CONTINUE READING
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