Gastric Bypass Surgery and Food Choices

One effect of weight-loss surgery is a change in food preferences. A new study in rats was recently published and showed that this change is caused by altered nutrient signals in the intestine. These activate the vagus nerve to increase signalling in the brain by the neurotransmitter dopamine.

 

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Posted by Roslyn Kemp on 9 February 2017 | Comments

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