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Middle-aged? Being Overweight or Obese May Age Your Brain 10 Years

Middle-aged? Being Overweight or Obese May Age Your Brain 10 Years

A new study published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge reveals that middle-aged adults who were overweight had reduced white matter volume in the brain, which, researchers say, represents around a decade of brain aging.