Eat and Be Smarter

If you want to be smarter, lose the belly fat

 A new study in the Annals of Neurology, shows that being obese is associated with a smaller brain size in otherwise healthy middle-aged adults. Researchers at Boston University measured obesity indicators such as body mass index (BMI = height/weight^2), waist size and belly fat (measured with CT scan of the abdomen) in "healthy" people and then measured the size of their brains on MRI scans.

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