Weight loss is associated with improvements in cognitive function among overweight and obese people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Veronese2017WeightLI,
  title={Weight loss is associated with improvements in cognitive function among overweight and obese people: A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={N. Veronese and S. Facchini and B. Stubbs and C. Luchini and L. Fontana},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={72},
  pages={87-94}
}
HIGHLIGHTSIn our meta‐analysis, weight loss was associated with an improvement in attention and memory.Executive function and language improved in longitudinal and RCT studies, respectively.Intentional weight loss should be promoted in obese/overweight people. ABSTRACT Whilst obesity is associated with a higher risk of cognitive impairment, the influence of weight loss on cognitive function in obese/overweight people is equivocal. We conducted a meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials… Expand
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