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Exercise may protect brain volume by keeping insulin and BMI levels low

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Exercise may protect brain volume by keeping insulin and BMI levels low

Studies have shown that exercise helps protect brain cells. A new study looking at the mechanisms involved in this relationship suggests that the role exercise plays in maintaining insulin and body mass index levels may help protect brain volume and thus help stave off dementia. The research is published in the April 13, 2022, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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