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Systematic review of olfactory shifts related to obesity

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 20 November 2018


Mei Peng
Duncan Coutts
Ting Wang
Yusuf O. Cakmak

Year of Publication



Obesity Reviews [Epub ahead of print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status



In this systematic review based on observational and clinical studies, the authors examine the link between smell and obesity. The study findings suggest strong evidence for the association between olfaction and obesity, and that "bariatric surgery (particularly the sleeve gastrectomy) is effective in reversing olfactory decline associated with obesity."

Type of Study

Systematic review

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