Fat Body, Fat Brain: Obesity and Alzheimer’s

Obesity and Alzheimer’s, more from the BBC

Obesity, smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol all increase the risk of dementia because they can lead to damage of the blood vessels in the brain, which in turn leads to the death of brain cells.

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