The effect of high fat and high carbohydrate cafeteria diets on diet-induced thermogenesis in the rat.


Young rats fed cafeteria diets of mixed composition, high fat or high carbohydrate (CHO) content exhibited hyperphagia, but the high-fat diet produced the largest, and the high-CHO the smallest increases in energy intake compared to stock-fed controls. Energy expenditure was increased and energetic efficiency reduced by all forms of the cafeteria diet, thus… (More)