Dietary fat plays a major role in obesity: no.

  title={Dietary fat plays a major role in obesity: no.},
  author={Walter C Willett},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={3 2},
  • Walter C Willett
  • Published 2002 in
    Obesity reviews : an official journal of the…
The percentage of dietary energy from fat has been suggested to be an important determinant of body fat, and this presumed effect has been invoked to justify the general promotion of low-fat diets. Dietary fat and the prevalence of obesity are lower in poor countries than in affluent countries. However, these contrasts are seriously confounded by differences in physical activity and food availability; within areas of similar economic development, per capita intake of fat and the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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