Fat Detection

Fat Detection : Taste, Texture, and Post Ingestive Effects

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Presents the State-of-the-Art in Fat Taste Transduction
A bite of cheese, a few potato chips, a delectable piece of bacon - a small taste of high-fat foods often draws you back for more. But why are fatty foods so appealing? Why do we crave them? Fat Detection: Taste, Texture, and Post Ingestive Effects covers the many factors responsible for the sensory appeal of foods rich in fat. This well-researched text uses a multidisciplinary approach to shed new light on critical concerns related to dietary fat and obesity.

Outlines Compelling Evidence for an Oral Fat Detection System
Reflecting 15 years of psychophysical, behavioral, electrophysiological, and molecular studies, this book makes a well-supported case for an oral fat detection system. It explains how gustatory, textural, and olfactory information contribute to fat detection using carefully designed behavioral paradigms. The book also provides a detailed account of the brain regions that process the signals elicited by a fat stimulus, including flavor, aroma, and texture.

This readily accessible work also discusses:


The importance of dietary fats for living organisms

Factors contributing to fat preference, including palatability

Brain mechanisms associated with appetitive and hedonic experiences connected with food consumption

Potential therapeutic targets for fat intake control

Genetic components of human fat preference

Neurological disorders and essential fatty acids

Providing a comprehensive review of the literature from the leading scientists in the field, this volume delivers a holistic view of how the palatability and orosensory properties of dietary fat impact food intake and ultimately health. Fat Detection represents a new frontier in the study of food perception, food intake, and related health consequences.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 643 pages
  • 160.02 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 997.9g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • 8 page/12 figure color insert; 31 Tables, black and white; 12 Illustrations, color; 50 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1420067753
  • 9781420067750
  • 2,400,997

About Jean-Pierre Montmayeur

Jean-Pierre Montmayeur, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Dijon, FRANCE
Johannes le Coutre, Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND
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Table of contents

IMPORTANCE OF DIETARY FAT

Evolutionary Perspectives on Fat Ingestion and Metabolism in Humans, William R. Leonard, J. Josh Snodgrass, and Marcia L. Robertson
Pathophysiology and Evolutionary Aspects of Dietary Fats and Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids across the Life Cycle, Frits A.J. Muskiet
TASTE OF FAT: FROM DETECTION TO BEHAVIOR

Gustatory Mechanisms for Fat Detection, Timothy A. Gilbertson, Tian Yu, and Bhavik P. Shah
Role of the Gustatory System in Fatty Acid Detection in Rats, David W. Pittman
Peripheral Gustatory Processing of Free Fatty Acids, Jennifer M. Stratford and Robert J. Contreras
Orosensory Factors in Fat Detection, James C. Smith
Fat Taste in Humans: Is It a Primary? Richard D. Mattes
NEURAL REPRESENTATIONS OF DIETARY FAT STIMULI

Neural Representation of Fat Texture in the Mouth, Edmund T. Rolls
Advantageous Object Recognition for High-Fat Food Images, Ulrike Toepel, Jean-Francois Knebel, Julie Hudry, Johannes le Coutre, and Micah M. Murray
SENSORY APPEAL OF THE FAT-RICH DIET

Preference for High-Fat Food in Animals, Yasuko Manabe, Shigenobu Matsumura, and Tohru Fushiki
Human Perceptions and Preferences for Fat-Rich Foods, Adam Drewnowski and Eva Almiron-Roig
CONTROL OF FOOD INTAKE AS A FUNCTION OF FAT

Oral and Postoral Determinants of Dietary Fat Appetite, Karen Ackroff and Anthony Sclafani
Control of Fat Intake by Striatal Opioids, Brian A. Baldo, Wayne E. Pratt, and Ann E. Kelley
Fat-Rich Food Palatability and Appetite Regulation, Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson
Fats and Satiety, Rania Abou Samra
GENETIC FACTORS INFLUENCING FAT PREFERENCE AND METABOLISM

Heritable Variation in Fat Preference, Danielle R. Reed
Dietary, Physiological, and Genetic Impacts on Postprandial Lipid Metabolism, Jose Lopez-Miranda and Carmen Marin
LIPIDS AND DISEASE
Control of Fatty Acid Intake and the Role of Essential Fatty Acids in Cognitive Function and Neurological Disorders, Kiran S. Panickar and Sam J. Bhathena
What Is the Link between Docosahexaenoic Acid, Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer's Disease in the Elderly? Michel E. Begin, Melanie Plourde, Fabien Pifferi, and Stephen C. Cunnane
Hypothalamic Fatty Acid Sensing in the Normal and Disease States, Madhu Chari, Carol K.L. Lam, and Tony K.T. Lam
Dietary Fat and Carbohydrate Composition: Metabolic Disease, Marc A. Brown, Len H. Storlien, Xu-Feng Huang, Linda C. Tapsell, Paul L. Else, Janine A. Higgins, and Ian L. Brown
Food Intake and Obesity: The Case of Fat, Jennifer T. Smilowitz, J. Bruce German, and Angela M. Zivkovic
Index
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