Gastric bypass surgery changes food preferences

Gastric bypass surgery alters people’s food preferences so that they eat less high fat food. The study involved data from human trials as well as experiments using rats. The researchers used data from 16 participants in a study in which obese people were randomly assigned either gastric bypass surgery or another type of operation. The participants who had gastric bypass surgery had a significantly smaller proportion of fat in their diet six years after surgery, based on questionnaire responses.

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