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Obesity and Brain Size

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BigAl Patron Saint of Left Handers Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

Researchers from Univ of California have shown that overweight people have smaller brains and are more at risk of Alzheimers

Brains of the obese have an average of 8% less tissue and had aged prematurely by 16 years.

Brains from people who're overweight had 4% less tissue and appeared 8 years older.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20327222.400-expanding-waistlines-may-cause-shrinking-brains.html


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