ABSTRACTObjective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the late effects of maternal obesity induced by lesion of the ventromedial hypothalamus on offspring metabolism. Materials and methods: Thirty days after the bilateral lesion of the ventromedial hypothalamus, female rats were mated and divided into 2 groups of pregnant animals: Control (C) -false lesion (sham) and Obese (OB) -lesion. Three months after that, with the groups of mothers, offspring were divided into control and obese animals that received …
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