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Fat Preference

Fat Preference: A Novel Model of Eating Behavior in Rats

Article DOI: 10.3791/51575
June 27th, 2014


Summary June 27th, 2014

Dietary fat content influences both energy intake and body fat composition in mammals. By examining rats’ preference for high fat food in a series of choice experiments, it is possible to test genetic differences and pharmacological interventions on their preference for high fat food.

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