Navigation Links
Gastric Bypass May Dampen Desire for High-Fat Foods
Date:8/5/2011

FRIDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- The most common type of weight loss surgery in the United States appears to help patients shed pounds by reducing their intake of fatty foods and helping them stick to a healthier diet, a new study indicates.

In Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, the stomach is reduced to a small pouch and connected to the middle of the small intestine.

While many patients who undergo this type of surgery lose large amounts of weight, it hadn't been understood exactly how this happened.

In a study in rats, researchers found that Roux-en-Y leads to a large reduction in consumption of fatty foods and drinks. This effect lasted for up to 200 days in rodents that underwent the procedure.

This avoidance of high-fat foods seems to be the result of unpleasant digestive effects that may be caused by increased levels of hormones associated with food avoidance, the researchers said.

People who underwent the surgery also reported eating less dietary fat.

The findings were released online in advance of publication in an upcoming print issue of the American Journal of Physiology -- Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology.

Learning more about how weight loss surgery reduces the desire to eat fatty foods could lead to new surgical and non-surgical treatments for obesity, Carel le Roux, of the Imperial Weight Centre at Imperial College in London, and colleagues said in the report.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has more about weight loss surgery.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: American Physiological Society, news release, July 27, 2011


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Gastric Banding Most Effective for Obese Teens
2. Herceptin and Tykerb effective against a subset of gastric cancers
3. Roche/Genentech/Chugais Herceptin as an Add-On to Standard Chemotherapy Will Become Decision Resources Clinical Gold Standard in 2013 for the Treatment Of Gastric Cancer
4. Gastric bypass surgery increases risk of kidney stones
5. Dr. Feiz (drfeiz.com) Asks: What Is Better for You? Lap Band Surgery/Realize Band Surgery or Gastric Bypass Surgery
6. Promising hormone may help reduce malnutrition in gastric cancer patients
7. Houston Weight-Loss Surgical Specialists Offer Gastric Sleeve Operation For $11K
8. X-Ray Can Spot Gastric Band Slippage
9. New study identifies potential vaccine to prevent gastritis, ulcer disease, gastric cancer
10. Gastric Bypass Best for Weight Loss, Study Finds
11. Urinary metabolomic profile and gastric cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... The event is being held on April 7, 2016 ... Minn. Triumph Over Parkinson’s will fund nearly $100,000 for research for the care and ... Parkinson’s disease and is the architect of this informative event to raise awareness and ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Looking for a last-minute ... at the tips of your toes. Foot massage, whether administered by a professional masseuse ... and relaxation. The American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry (ABMSP) has ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) – the ... the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives and ... Event at the La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach on March 15, ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... though, with modern technology, such water may be safer than regular municipal or well ... water advocate and radio host Sharon Kleyne, could go a long way toward increasing ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Boar’s Head Brand®, one ... time for this weekend’s Big Game. Take the stress out of your party preparation ... your guests happy at every stage of the game. , “The key to hosting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... 4, 2016  Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ... heart disease and critical care monitoring, announced today that ... agreement with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to repurchase ... part of the Company,s previously authorized program to repurchase ... --> --> ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, H2 ... Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2015, provides an ... This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic ... at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, ... and molecule type, along with latest updates, and ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016  Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL ), ... to healthcare systems, today announced results for its fiscal ... --> --> GAAP results: Revenue ... up $5.1 million or 4.1% from the third quarter ... the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenue for the year ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: