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The Mind Diet: Obesity & Cognitive Decline

Obesity & Cognitive Decline


Associations between obesity and cognitive impairment in the Chinese elderly: an observational study.


Hou Q, Guan Y, Yu W, Liu X, Wu L, Xiao M, Lü Y.


Clin Interv Aging. 2019 Feb 15;14:367-373. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S192050. eCollection 2019.


PMID: 30863030 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article


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Sarcopenic obesity and cognitive performance.


Tolea MI, Chrisphonte S, Galvin JE.


Clin Interv Aging. 2018 Jun 6;13:1111-1119. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S164113. eCollection 2018.


PMID: 29922049 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article


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Sex differences in the relationship between cognitive impairment and overweight or obesity in late life: A 3-year prospective study.


Noh HM, Han J, Kim YJ, Jung JH, Roh YK, Song HJ.


Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Mar;98(9):e14736. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000014736.


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The relationship between obesity and cognitive health and decline.


Dye L, Boyle NB, Champ C, Lawton C.


Proc Nutr Soc. 2017 Nov;76(4):443-454. doi: 10.1017/S0029665117002014. Epub 2017 Sep 11. Review.


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Hyperuricemia as a Protective Factor for Mild Cognitive Impairment in Non-Obese Elderly.


Wang F, Zhao M, Han Z, Li D, Zhang S, Zhang Y, Kong X, Sun N, Zhang Q, Lei P.


Tohoku J Exp Med. 2017 May;242(1):37-42. doi: 10.1620/tjem.242.37.


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Cognitive impairment and stroke in elderly patients.


Lo Coco D, Lopez G, Corrao S.


Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2016 Mar 24;12:105-16. doi: 10.2147/VHRM.S75306. eCollection 2016. Review.


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Body Mass Index and Decline of Cognitive Function.


Kim S, Kim Y, Park SM.


PLoS One. 2016 Feb 11;11(2):e0148908. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148908. eCollection 2016.


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Hot Topics in Research: Preventive Neuroradiology in Brain Aging and Cognitive Decline.


Raji CA, Eyre H, Wei SH, Bredesen DE, Moylan S, Law M, Small G, Thompson PM, Friedlander RM, Silverman DH, Baune BT, Hoang TA, Salamon N, Toga AW, Vernooij MW.


AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Oct;36(10):1803-9. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4409. Epub 2015 Jun 4. Review.


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Personality and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults: Data From a Longitudinal Sample and Meta-Analysis.


Luchetti M, Terracciano A, Stephan Y, Sutin AR.


J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2016 Jul;71(4):591-601. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbu184. Epub 2015 Jan 12.


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Cognitive consequences of overweight and obesity in the ninth decade of life?


Aslan AK, Starr JM, Pattie A, Deary I.


Age Ageing. 2015 Jan;44(1):59-65. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afu108. Epub 2014 Sep 23.


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An association study between epicardial fat thickness and cognitive impairment in the elderly.


Mazzoccoli G, Dagostino MP, Vinciguerra M, Ciccone F, Paroni G, Seripa D, Addante F, Montella RC, De Cosmo S, Sera F, Greco A.


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Obesity and cognitive dysfunction in heart failure: the role of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and physical fitness.


Alosco ML, Spitznagel MB, Cohen R, Sweet LH, Josephson R, Hughes J, Rosneck J, Gunstad J.


Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2015 Aug;14(4):334-41. doi: 10.1177/1474515114535331. Epub 2014 May 14.


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Videos on Obesity and Cognitive Decline

  • Brain health strategies -- why and how we can prevent cognitive decline | Roger Anunsen | TEDxSalem, Published on Nov 17, 2014. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Roger Anunsen, an innovative brain health program strategist, educator and inventor, shares his passion about brain health focusing on why and how we can prevent cognitive decline. Visit Roger's website for more information on his findings.
  • Cognition and Healthy Brain Aging Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Published on Sep 19, 2014. Kirk Daffner, MD, Chief, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), explains what changes people can expect in their cognitive abilities as they grow older and what steps they can take to promote cognitive health throughout life.  
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment & Dementia, Mayo Clinic, Published on Nov 7, 2014. Glenn E. Smith, Ph.D., L.P., Neuropsychologist & Professor of Psychology, Mayo Clinic, discusses his work with a team that is identifying conditions which may eventually turn into dementia. They are also focused on prevention strategies. They recently launched a program called Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking (HABIT) to help people with what is considered to be mild cognitive impairment.
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment and Diabetes, Mayo Clinic, Published on Aug 11, 2008. Rosebud Roberts, M.D., a Mayo Clinic epidemiologist, discusses the results of her study. For more information, visit the Mayo Clinic News Blog at

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