After weight-loss surgery, new gut bacteria keep obesity away

previous topic · next topic
mikefarinha

Joined: Jun 11
Posts: 443

      quote  
Posted: 28 Mar 2013, 23:08
Interesting article.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/27/us-obesity-surgery-bacteria-idUSBRE92Q0ZQ20130327

Quote:
It is the first experimental evidence that changes in the gut microbiota cause the weight loss after gastric bypass, and that the new, post-bypass mix of microbes can cause weight loss in animals that did not have surgery.

-Mike
"Eat as if your life depends on it!"
Ruhu

Joined: Sep 12
Posts: 553

      quote  
Posted: 29 Mar 2013, 07:25
That's really interesting! Hopefully they'll figure out how those without can get weight loss gut bacteria. Thanks for sharing!
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
mikefarinha

Joined: Jun 11
Posts: 443

      quote  
Posted: 29 Mar 2013, 11:49
Part of the problem is why did their gut microbiota change in the first place? It would be awesome to be able to change it back but people will need to take action to prevent it from changing back to the bad bacteria once corrected.

-Mike
"Eat as if your life depends on it!"
David Gomes

Joined: Mar 13
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 30 Mar 2013, 00:43
mikefarinha wrote:
Interesting article.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/27/us-obesity-surgery-bacteria-idUSBRE92Q0ZQ20130327

Quote:
It is the first experimental evidence that changes in the gut microbiota cause the weight loss after gastric bypass, and that the new, post-bypass mix of microbes can cause weight loss in animals that did not have surgery.


Very interesting. I would love to know about this research. Thanks for posting the articles. Smile
Health Geek and Fitness Freak ♥



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Quotes you LOVE
Horace Mann: Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. Les Brown: Easy is not an option! Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality. Too many of us are ...
by Frosty Heimdall on 04 Jul 15 05:25 PM
Carbs vs Protein
I think iron is assimilated with Vit C.
by NowIunderstand on 04 Jul 15 04:22 PM
trim down diet
my opinion, that was $47 wasted. You don't have to spend money on fad diets, just eat the right foods.
by howzat4u on 04 Jul 15 04:12 PM
Nutrisystem Fail...
Eat real food! Why pay the big $$$ for junk. Fresh fruits, veggies and proteins. Forget that processed stuff with all the chemicals and sodium.
by wholefoodnut on 04 Jul 15 12:35 PM
need to drop weight fast.
Exercise, develop your body. Eat healthy nutritious foods, not junk. Don't try to lose weight fast or be too skinny for your build. Aim for healthy and toned.
by wholefoodnut on 04 Jul 15 09:02 AM