Food intakes and body weights. (a) Daily voluntary food intake and (b) twice weekly body weights in rats given diets containing different dietary fibres for 4 weeks. Diets contained 5% w/w cellulose (CONT) or 10% w/w fibre as cellulose (CELL), oat beta-glucan (GLUC), fructo-oligosaccharide (FOS) or apple pectin (PECT). Values are means ± s.e.m. (n = 10/group). Data analysed by repeated measures ANOVA.