Monday, May 23, 2005

Yet Another Reason To Reduce Fat %

"You can be fat and love yourself. You can be fat and have a great damn personality. You can be fat and sew your own clothes. But you can't be fat and healthy. " ~ Susan Powter

Here's a scary tid-bit I came across today.

As your waistline inflates, so does your chance of developing dementia." Apparently a Swedish Univ. hospital conducted a long-term study involving 7400 men. They found that a BMI of 25-27 doubled your chances of developing dementia and a BMI of 30 or more even tripled it. "Lead researcher Annika Rosengren, Ph.D speculates that blood-vessel damage caused by high blood glucose may be to blame. - MensHealth Magazine June 2005.

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