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Visceral fat delivers a signal to the brain that impairs cognition.

An ever-growing epidemic, obesity is a chronic medical condition where excess body fat has accumulated to the point it may cause a multitude of health disorders. Several studies have also reported increased rates of age-related cognitive decline in obese humans, including atrophy of the medial temporal lobes and the hippocampus, which all play crucial roles in memory and learning. However,

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