The influence of dietary fat on food intake and body weight.

  title={The influence of dietary fat on food intake and body weight.},
  author={Barbara J Rolls and D J Shide},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={50 10},
Excessive intake of dietary fat is associated with a number of nutrition-related disorders, including obesity, heart disease, and cancer. The over-consumption of fat may be related to its palatability, high energy density, or physiological effects. This article reviews possible reasons why fat intake is high, examines the relationship between diet composition and body weight, and explores potential fat reduction strategies. It is concluded that low-fat or fat-free products could be useful in… CONTINUE READING


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