Weight Loss Reverses Brain Damage Caused by Obesity, Study Finds (Video)

Weight loss can actually benefit the brain, according to a new study. In fact, researchers theorize that bariatric surgery could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in obese people. Past research how shown that obese people face a 35 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s than people at a normal weight.

Weight loss can reverse the effects of obesity on the brain and can improve certain cognitive abilities, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The study also showed that weight loss may help to reduce the chances of developing neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s. We look at how weight loss can reverse the damaging effects that obesity has on the brain, in this Lip News clip with Lissette Padilla and Mark Sovel.

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