Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Obese People Are At Greater Risk For Developing Alzheimer's

"‘It seems that along with increased risk for health problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, obesity is bad for your brain: we have linked it to shrinkage of brain areas that are also targeted by Alzheimer's,’ said Pittsburgh's Raji. ‘But that could mean exercising, eating right and keeping weight under control can maintain brain health with aging and potentially lower the risk for Alzheimer's and other dementias.'"

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