Asked by Rajah Brown on Jul 07, 2024

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Orlistat,a prescription medication approved for long-term weight loss,works by

A) burning fat calories at a faster pace.
B) inhibiting the absorption of some fat that is consumed.
C) speeding up the transit of fat through the intestinal tract.
D) None of these answers is correct.

Orlistat

A medication used to assist in weight loss by inhibiting the absorption of dietary fats in the gastrointestinal tract.

Absorption

The process by which substances are taken up into or across tissues, such as the absorption of nutrients by the intestines.

  • Comprehend the roles and consequences of nutritional strategies and pharmacological interventions for weight reduction.
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susana reyes

about 17 hours ago

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
Orlistat works by inhibiting the absorption of some fat that is consumed, therefore reducing the amount of calories absorbed by the body. It does not burn fat calories or speed up the transit of fat through the intestinal tract.