A recent study compiled by a group of experts has revealed that bulging waistlines could be linked to faster cognitive decline.
Whilst the reasoning behind the findings are unknown, the researchers believe that there could be a link between metabolic changes such as high blood sugar and raised cholesterol – and cognitive decline.
The study in question involved tracking the health of over 6,000 British individuals for a period of a decade.
Those who participated in the study were aged between 35 and 55, and were asked to take a variety of memory and cognitive tests three times during the 10-year period.
The results showed that individuals who were obese and who exhibited unhealthy metabolic changes showed a much faster rate of cognitive decline in comparison to others involved in the study.
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