Items Tagged ‘MCI’

February 22, 2012

Study links overeating to memory and thinking problems

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increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and joint pain isn’t motivating enough to right-size your food portions, you may owe it to your brain to cut back on calories. A study released this month that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting showed an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, cut back on calories, Dr. Yonas Geda, MCI, mild cognitive impairment


February 21, 2012

Overeating may double odds of memory loss in elderly

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Can stuffing your mouth clog your brain? A new study suggests overeating may double the risk for memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people age 70 and older… “We observed a dose-response pattern which simply means; the higher the amount of calories consumed each day, the higher the risk of MCI,” study author […]

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Tags: Dr. Yonas E. Geda, high calories, MCI, memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, overeating


February 16, 2012

Can Eating Too Many Calories Cause Memory Loss in the Elderly?

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A study performed by the Mayo Clinic suggests that overeating can more than double the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in the elderly. While the study is only a preliminary one, it suggests that cutting calories may be a simple way to prevent or slow memory loss as people age. Mild cognitive impairment is […]

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Tags: cutting calories, MCI, mild cognitive impairment, overeating


February 14, 2012

Overeating Linked to Memory Loss, Mental Decline

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Older people who consume a diet very high in calories may be increasing their risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the memory loss and mental-function problems that sometimes precede Alzheimer’s disease. In a new study of more than 1,200 people in their 70s and 80s, Mayo Clinic researchers found that men and women who consumed […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, high calorie diets, MCI, mild cognitive impairment


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