Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Now it's all starting to make sense

As we talked about this a couple of months ago, now it all seems to be coming together. I can now understand things about Alabamians in a clear light. After all it is your constitutional right to drive your fat car with your refrigerator in it. I wont even go into the Wealthcare debate here:)

Alabama closes in on Mississippi as most obese state

Obese People Have 'Severe Brain Degeneration'

A new study finds obese people have 8 percent less brain tissue than normal-weight individuals. Their brains look 16 years older than the brains of lean individuals, researchers said today.

Those classified as overweight have 4 percent less brain tissue and their brains appear to have aged prematurely by 8 years.
The results, based on brain scans of 94 people in their 70s, represent "severe brain degeneration," said Paul Thompson, senior author of the study and a UCLA professor of neurology. read more here