Overcompensation of food intake following brief periods of food restriction.

@article{Tagliaferro1982OvercompensationOF,
  title={Overcompensation of food intake following brief periods of food restriction.},
  author={Anthony R. Tagliaferro and David A. Levitsky},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1982},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={747-50}
}
Four adult female Sprague-Dawley rats, maintained on an ad lib feeding schedule were deprived for either 0, 0.5, 1, 2, 4, 6, or 8 hours during the dark phase of the day-night cycle. It was found that the latency to initiate the first meal following the deprivation was independent of the previous deprivation interval. The animals were found to overcompensate… CONTINUE READING