Overeating Might Increase Risk of Memory Loss, Study Suggests The odds of having mild cognitive impairment more than doubled for those in the highest calorie- consuming group compared to those in the lowest. Washington Depot, CT (I- Newswire) May 17, 2012 - In a recent study, researchers found that consuming between 2,100 and 6,000 calories per day may double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people age 70 and older. MCI is in between normal age- related memory loss and early Alzheimer's disease. "We observed a dose- response pattern which simply means; the higher the amount of calories consumed each day, the higher the risk of MCI," said study author Yonas Geda, of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. The study involved 1,233 people between the ages of 70 and 89 who were free of dementia and were divided into three equal groups based on their daily caloric consumption. One group consumed between 600 and 1,525 calories a day, the second between 1,526 and 2,143 and the third between 2,143 and 6,000. The odds of having MCI more than doubled for those in the highest calorie- consuming group compared to those in the lowest. The results were identical after adjusting for other factors that can affect risk of memory loss. The middle group showed no significant difference in risk. "Cutting calories and eating foods that make up a healthy diet may be a simpler way to prevent memory loss as we age," say boomer generation health experts Dian Griesel, Ph.D., and Tom Griesel, authors of the new books TurboCharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning Metabolism, Get Lean Fast and Leave Diet and Exercise Rules in the Dust (April 2011, BSH) [url:http:// turbocharged.us.com/ store/ turbocharged/] and The TurboCharged Mind (January 2012, BSH). "Always select foods with the highest nutrition per calorie. Avoid all refined and processed man- made foods and stick with fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, tubers and quality sources of protein as delivered by Mother Nature herself." SOURCE: [url:http:// turbocharged.us.com/ too- many- calories- linked- to- memory- loss/] About TurboCharged: TurboCharged® is a groundbreaking 8- Step program that defies common weight- loss theories. It successfully delivers body- defining rapid fat loss, accelerates metabolism, and improves health and odds of longevity without gimmicks, supplements or special equipment. The TurboCharged Mind [url: http:// turbocharged.us.com/ store/ the- turbocharged- mind/] is an excellent companion book to the author's acclaimed rapid fat loss book, TurboCharged, or perfect as a standalone read. A series of supporting TurboCharged™ hypnosis downloads are available for sale via the book's website, which offers ideal guided meditations to support and direct self- hypnosis sessions for faster fat loss, greater health, reduced stress, and to quit smoking. For more information, log on to http:// www.turbocharged.us.com or follow us on Facebook (http:// www.facebook.com/ turbochargedUS).
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