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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Obesity and Memory Loss


I recently read an article in More Magazine about how being overweight increases your risk of memory lost, dementia, and Alzheimer's.

A study was conducted with twins in Sweden which evidenced that the higher your body mass index, the more likely you were to suffer from memory loss.  Having a higher BMI increases your likelihood of contracting diabetes and vascular problems, which may bring on memory loss and dementia.

The best way to protect yourself is. . .. . . . .I'm sorry, what was I writing about?




EVA

16 comments:

SherilinR said...

lol! oh dear, this doesn't bode well for so many americans.

River said...

oh bugger! Now I'm really going to have to give up chocolate and fudge and lemon tarts.....

Ⓙ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Oh mercy - I don't have a prayer in the world of remembering a darn thing!!!

Brian Miller said...

ha. but krispy kremes are good for me...

Nicki said...

I have pretty much decided that I am not going to worry about which disease gets me as long as I don't need to go up another pant size right now! =))

Jen said...

Oh, Oh!! Very informative....always wondered why keep forgeting what I was doing !!.....lol

Bossy Betty said...

I have no idea. Pass the cupcakes.

tsonodablog said...

You were writing about all those hunky basketball players....remember????
ROFL
Hugs, friend

Dawn @Lighten Up! said...

Haha Eva! Too funny. Love the flapping chin on the old lady. I need a little motor for my double chins, make 'em flap like that...

Grams said...

I forgot what I was going to say. But I'm going to share this with my Facebook friends.

Facing50Blog.com said...

Where am I?

SisterMerryHellish said...

Eureka! It's not the shower after all!

Guess I'll have to cut back on the...what were we talking about?

Pastor Sharon said...

You were saying?????

Wait! Which blog am I on???

Eva Gallant said...

Nicki: Good thnking!

Jen: Well, now you know! lol

Terri: Oh, yeah, those hunky basketball players....yummy! I have a love of chocolate.

Dawn: That flapping chin is a lot like mine!

Facing50: Beats me!

Pat said...

This explains a whole heck of a lot!

Brahm (alfred lives here) said...

Interesting post, and my insightful comment is... uh, wait... ooh, an oreo blizzard Dairy Queen ice cream cake... what was i talking about?