Obesity Associated With Increased Brain-Age From Mid-Life

Via this paper:

The results of our study suggest that increased adiposity has a significant impact on brain structure, that it modulates the relationship between white matter volume and age, and that such effects may be equivalent to an increased in brain-age of up to 10 years in overweight and obese individuals.

In other words: it changes how you think by impairing your brain’s ability to heal.


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