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Is lowering consumption of food the only effect of gastric bypass?

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In brief: No

The bypass also alters the absorption of the food you eat.
By routing around a fairly long portion of the small bowel the food has less time to be exposed to the intestinal lining, therefore, less is absorbed lowering calorie consumption.

In brief: No

The bypass also alters the absorption of the food you eat.
By routing around a fairly long portion of the small bowel the food has less time to be exposed to the intestinal lining, therefore, less is absorbed lowering calorie consumption.
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