Salt Promotes Passive Overconsumption of Dietary Fat in Humans.

@article{Bolhuis2016SaltPP,
  title={Salt Promotes Passive Overconsumption of Dietary Fat in Humans.},
  author={Dieuwerke P. Bolhuis and Andrew Costanzo and Lisa P. Newman and Russell S J Keast},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={146 4},
  pages={
          838-45
        }
}
BACKGROUND Excess fat consumption has been linked to the development of obesity. Fat and salt are a common and appetitive combination in food; however, the effect of either on food intake is unclear. Fat taste sensitivity has been negatively associated with dietary fat intake, but how fat taste sensitivity influences the intake of fat within a meal has, to our knowledge, not yet been investigated. OBJECTIVES Our objectives were, first, to investigate the effects of both fat and salt on ad… 

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