THE WEEK IN HEALTH AND FITNESS
Abdominal fat causes dementia. Excess weight is linked to increased risk of dementia (Harvard Health Publications). Why? Fatty tissue in the abdominal cavity secrete hormones that may affect brain tissues. Another reason to lose weight.
Lose a pound of fat every 12 days without really trying. (Men’s Health newsletter). Simply cutting out 2 bottles of soda per day could help you lose a pound every 1.5 weeks. One bottle of soda contains 12 teaspoons of sugar. Measure it out for fun. Pour 12 teaspoons into a clear glass to see how much sugar that really is.