FIGURE 14.1. Reasons associated with overconsumption of fat: When satiety signals are weak the consumption of calorie-dense foods such as fat is promoted.

FIGURE 14.1

Reasons associated with overconsumption of fat: When satiety signals are weak the consumption of calorie-dense foods such as fat is promoted. Fat digestion is known to be rapid which leads to an empty intestine triggering hunger signals.

From: Chapter 14, Fat-Rich Food Palatability and Appetite Regulation

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Fat Detection: Taste, Texture, and Post Ingestive Effects.
Montmayeur JP, le Coutre J, editors.
Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press/Taylor & Francis; 2010.
Copyright © 2010, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

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