Being overweight affects your body as well your brain. It affects the way your brain processes sugar and may lead to lowering of cognitive abilities with time. Obesity causes insulin resistance. Insulin resistance may lead to mental degenerative ailments like Alzheimer’s disease. Body fat also blocks the hormonal signal to the brain that your tummy is full.
Good news is that if you reduce your weight you can stop your brain from getting adversely affected. How you lose weight does not make a difference according to a group of experts. You may exercise, diet or go under the knife to lose weight. Studies show that weight loss even through surgery increases your brain’s ability to process sugar. Read more about it at Time.com.
Do you believe in healthy weight loss?