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Fat Gets Gut Bacteria Working against the Waistline

June 15th, 2016

Episode 501 of 725 episodes

In mice, intestinal microbes respond to a high-fat diet by producing acetate, which triggers the release of a hormone that makes mammals feel hungry, causing them to eat even more.

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