cafeteria diet

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cafeteria diet

An experimental system for studying obesity that allows rats free, “cafeteria-style” access to cookies, candy, cake (”junk-food”).
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The 10 healthy male volunteers were also given a snack diet consisting of an additional 1300 kcal per day, in the form of sweets and savory products such as candy bars, tarts, peanuts and crisps for four weeks.
When Alice ate her friend's high supplement and snack diet, the amount of sugars in her diet cancelled out many of that diet's benefits.
Many fruits have become nothing more than basic commodities, pushed aside to give way to exotics and, more dangerously, are regarded by Western European consumers as supplementing a snack diet, the report stated.