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Could Extra Weight Weaken Your Brain?

August 7, 2019

From the Health Day website

Extra pounds and a wider waistline won’t do your brain any favors as you get older, a new study suggests.

In fact, obesity appears to accelerate brain aging by a decade or more, the researchers added.

People with a wide waist circumference and higher body mass index (BMI) were more likely to have a thinner cerebral cortex, a condition that has previously been linked to a decline in brain function.

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