"Drive to eat" wanes after gastric bypass surgery, study finds

07/8/2010 | Reuters

Researchers found that the "drive to eat" in obese people who had undergone bypass gastric surgery, a procedure that limits the food capacity of the stomach, doesn't differ from nonobese people. The finding supports previous studies that suggest that the surgery may affect the secretion of gastrointestinal hormones to suppress the so-called "hedonic" hunger in obese people, the researchers said.

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