https://brainupfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/picture-weight-loss.jpg 375 600 Beverly Engel https://brainupfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/brainup-temp-logo-01-300x79.png Beverly Engel2019-07-28 12:11:412019-07-28 12:11:41Extra weight in 60s may be linked to brain thinning years later
Here's a great reason to lose weight. A higher BMI and bigger waist during your sixties have been linked to an increase in cortical thinning. Having a thinner cortex has previously been associated with an increased Alzheimer’s risk.
https://brainupfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/What-is-BMI-460x345.jpg 345 460 Beverly Engel https://brainupfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/brainup-temp-logo-01-300x79.png Beverly Engel2016-11-12 12:27:402016-11-12 12:27:40How Your BMI Might Affect Your Brain Function
According to researchers at the University of Arizona, older adults with higher BMI (body mass index) tend to have more inflammation in the body, which in turn may negatively impact cognition.