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Extra 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.

Risk Reduction of Cognitive Decline and Dementia WHO Guidelines

  Dementia is a rapidly growing global public…

How 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.

Know Your Healthy Numbers For a Better Body and a Better Brain

Our age, our cellphone number and street address are numbers and facts we can recount at will. Yet, are you familiar with your own healthy numbers, the numbers associated with blood pressure, cholesterol, body weight, etc? Keeping your numbers in the healthy range keeps your brain hale and hardy and may save your life.