August 17, 2009

Wait...eating fatty foods makes you lazy and stupid?

DUH!!!!

"Eating fatty food appears to take an almost immediate toll on both short-term memory and exercise performance, according to new research on rats and people. Other studies have suggested that that long-term consumption of a high-fat diet is associated with weight gain, heart disease and declines in cognitive function. But the new research shows how indulging in fatty foods over the course of a few days can affect the brain and body long before the extra pounds show up."

For more information on this, check out the NYTimes piece: CLICK HERE