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BRAINS OF OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE TEN YEARS OLDER THAN LEAN COUNTERPARTS AT MIDDLE-AGE

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From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter (the tissue that connects areas of the brain and allows for information to be communicated between regions) similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to new research led by the University of Cambridge.
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TOO MUCH (OR TOO LITTLE) WORK BAD FOR YOUR BRAIN!

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Lifestyle choices might also have a negative impact on our brains after a certain age. In the July 20, 2016 edition of Science Alert, http://www.sciencealert.com/working-full-time-could-be-bad-…, an international team of researchers found that more than a 40-hour work week, or less than 25 hours per week could cause cognitive decline in people over 40-years-old.
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