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A high body mass index in older adults causes lower cognitive performance

22 March 2012

New research published in the journal Age and Ageing has found that older adults with a high body mass index (BMI) aged below 70 years are more likely to suffer from a lower cognitive function. The study, entitled ‘The Relationship Between Visceral Adiposity and Cognitive Performance in Older Adults’, investigated the association between fat levels and cognitive performance in elderly persons, in order to explore the relation to age.

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