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Researchers Find Obesity Changes the Brain

Their research finds there is ‘no sign of reversibility'

Obesity may damage the brain’s ability to recognize the sensation of fullness and be satisfied after eating fats and sugars, a new study found.

Further, those brain changes may last even after people considered medically obese lose a significant amount of weight — possibly explaining why many people often regain the pounds they lose.

"There was no sign of reversibility — the brains of people with obesity continued to lack the chemical responses that tell the body, 'Okay, you ate enough,'" said Dr. Caroline Apovian, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and codirector of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

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