Weight-loss surgery curbs fat intake in humans and rats, study finds

08/4/2011 | DoctorsLounge.com

Patients who underwent gastric bypass surgery had lower fat intake six years after the procedure than did those who had vertical-banded gastroplasty, a study found. Gastric bypass surgery also helped rats to decrease fat and calorie consumption and to reduce preference to fatty foods, experts said. The findings appear in the American Journal of Physiology.

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