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

Key to long-term weight loss may be as simple as more fat, fewer carbs

The types of calories consumed may influence how likely you are to keep that weight off for the long term, according to a Harvard study.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Nov. 29, 2018 ~4 min

Tags:  obesity  health-medicine  bmj  cara-ebbeling  carbohydrate-insulin-model  carbohydrates  david-ludwig  fats  ghrelin  high-fat-diet  leptin  low-carbohydrate-diet  walter-willett  weight-loss

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