Liquid salt can reduce fat absorption and weight in rats

Harvard researchers have found an orally administered liquid salt — choline and geranate — that can reduce the absorption of fats from food with no discernable side effects in rats, lowering total body weight by about 12 percent.

Lindsay Brownell • harvard
Nov. 25, 2019 ~7 min

Tags:  fat  obesity  basic-research  health-medicine  weight-loss  cage  choline  fat-absorption  geranate

Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus

Nutrition researchers with widely varying views on dietary guidelines for fats and carbohydrates offered a model for transcending the diet wars, with both sides agreeing on overall diet quality.

Amy Roeder • harvard
Nov. 15, 2018 ~3 min

Tags:  health  diet  fat  health-medicine  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  walter-willett  dietary-guidelines  carbohydrate-consumption  diet-quality  fat-consumption

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