CNN: Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain, study says

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Big waist, small brain? If you’re too heavy, especially around your middle, you probably have shrunken gray matter volume in your brain, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology. Gray matter contains most of your brain’s 100 billion nerve cells, while white matter is filled with nerve fibers that connect the brain regions. (January 9, 2019)

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