Unattended children will be given an expresso and a free puppy!
It makes me smile whenever I see it. Even though it’s only a small, handwritten sign, the message is loud and clear!
Your behavior has consequences!
So I wondered if we should have a warning for stress eating. After all, stress eating does cause bulges and makes people miserable.
And now, new research shows that as you gain weight, your brain shrinks! Yes, it’s true! Research at UCLA shows that brains of obese, elderly people looked 16 years older than their healthy counterparts. Brains of overweight people were the equivalent of 8 years older.
Most of the brain tissue is lost in the frontal and temporal lobes, the seat of memory and decision-making, which results in a heightened risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Here is yet another reason to stop stress eating, in addition to higher risks of cancer, diabetes and heart disease that go along with overweight conditions. Hang onto your brain cells – you may need them!
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