The relationship between obesity and cognitive health and decline

@article{Dye2017TheRB,
  title={The relationship between obesity and cognitive health and decline},
  author={Louise Dye and Neil Bernard Boyle and Claire L Champ and Clare L. Lawton},
  journal={Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={76},
  pages={443 - 454}
}
  • L. Dye, N. Boyle, C. Lawton
  • Published 11 September 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
The relationship between obesity and cognitive impairment is important given the globally ageing population in whom cognitive decline and neurodegenerative disorders will carry grave individual, societal and financial burdens. This review examines the evidence for the link between obesity and cognitive function in terms of both the immediate effects on cognitive performance, and effects on the trajectory of cognitive ageing and likelihood of dementia. In mid-life, there is a strong association… 

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