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Center for Obesity and METabolic Health (COMET)



The answer is not always as simple as we eat too much and exercise too little. Science is now starting to offer deeper insights in the the obesity prevelance in the United States.

At the Center for Obesity and METabolic Health (COMET), our researchers are investigating obesity from nutrient contribution to obesity, how alterations of lipid metabolism promote liver damage and insulin resistance/diabetes, the role that the brain activity -related to appetite, eating habits and food preferences -plays in weight loss after bariatric surgery and more.

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