Study says a woman’s body shape affects her memory

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A curious study from American researchers claims bodies shaped like certain fruits are more likely to affect memory retention in women.

We’re not going to touch this one — let’s let CNN take a bullet for us:

The effect is more pronounced in women who carry excess weight around their hips, known as pear shapes, than women who carry it around their waists, called apple shapes.

The reason pear-shaped women experienced more memory and brain function deterioration than apple-shaped women is likely related to the type of fat deposited around the hips versus the waist.

Scientists know that different kinds of fat release different cytokines — the hormones that can cause inflammation and affect cognition.

Scientists will next attempt to find out if one kind of fat is worse for the brain than others.

Read more here.

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