Oral and Postingestive Controls of Fat Intake

  • Danielle Greenberg
  • Gerard P. Smith


The control of fat intake is the result of interactions between fat palatability under orosensory control and the satiating and metabolic effects of fats under the control of postingestive factors. The relative importance of these factors in the control of intake is unknown. The mechanisms of these effects are only beginning to be identified and their conditioned and unconditioned potencies evaluated. We review here recent work in our laboratory designed to measure the orosensory and postingestive effects of oils on the intake of oils in preweanling and adult rats.


Preference Test Meal Size Sham Feeding Intraduodenal Infusion Duodenal Infusion 
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