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Weight Loss Improves Memory

According to a study done at at Umea University in Umea, Sweden, overweight woman who lose weight end up with improved memory. The research, which was published by The Endocrine Society, showed that impairments in memory function can be reversed in obese patients.

The Weight Loss Study

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The study utilized twenty overweight women and had nine women u

se the Paleolithic diet, also called the Caveman diet, and the other eleven women used the Nordic Nutrition Recommendations.

The Results

The subjects’ average weight dropped from 188.9 pounds to 171.3 pounds and memory performance improved after weight loss.