1. Excessive Weight Linked to Brain Shrinkage, New Study Suggests  Asharq Al-awsat English
  2. The bigger your belly, the smaller your brain, study claims  TheCable
  3. Excess belly fat may lead to a smaller brain, study says  11Alive
  4. Excess belly fat could shrink your brain, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution
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A new study published by the American Academy of Neurology has linked extra belly fat to shrinking in brain volume.Measuring the body mass index (BMI)

One study stated the brain size was smaller for those with excess belly fat.

There are a lot of health issues associated with belly fat. But did you know it may also be linked to brain shrinkage?

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