Lipids and obesity: Also a matter of taste?

  title={Lipids and obesity: Also a matter of taste?},
  author={Philippe Besnard},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
Obesity is undoubtedly one of the major public health challenges worldwide because of its rapid progression and deleterious effects of associated diseases. The easier access to tasty and energy-dense foods is thought to greatly contribute to this epidemic. Studies also report that obese subjects and animals (rats and mice) preferentially consume foods rich in fat when they can choose. The origin of this eating behavior remains elusive. Over the last decade, the existence of a taste of fat… CONTINUE READING
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