There's a Link Between the Size of Your Belly and the Size of Your Brain

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https://www.livescience.com/64454-be...shrinkage.html

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/overweight...20817707.html?

Ohhh, l want to say something but l had better not.

Dan, Kurt and Mark the floor is yours, lol.

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  • Profile picture of the author King Manu
    "However, the study found only an association between belly fat and lower brain volume, and cannot prove that carrying more fat around the waist actually causes brain shrinkage. It could be that people with lower volumes of gray matter in certain brain areas are at a higher risk of obesity. Future studies are needed to tease out the reasons for the link."

    That's interesting.

    This goes to prove that a good general health has more benefits than we know.
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    Wow. It's amazing that Claude has basic cerebral functions.
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

      Wow. It's amazing that Claude has basic cerebral functions.
      But, but, but,...

      Claude is a genius. A very stable genius at that. He knows the best words. He knows more than the generals about everything. He's a technology professional who knows that wheels are older than walls.

      More fake news from crooked garden gnomes in the media, and dare I say it, partisan hackery.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
        Originally Posted by whateverpedia View Post

        But, but, but,...

        Claude is a genius. A very stable genius at that. He knows the best words. He knows more than the generals about everything. He's a technology professional who knows that wheels are older than walls.

        More fake news from crooked garden gnomes in the media, and dare I say it, partisan hackery.
        Further example of the socio-political agenda of the biased world fake new headquarters known as The Whattys. Your organization's biased leanings will present themselves yet again for everyone to see when Brosnahan fails to win a Whatty this year.
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

      Wow. It's amazing that Claude has basic cerebral functions.
      I hate to post this quote from the first link, (well, not really, but it is a good lead in) to Dan's remarkable talent to ascertain Claude's cerebral abilities.

      Overweight people had lower levels of grey matter - which contains most of the brain's nerve cells and includes brain regions involved in self-control, muscle control and sensory perception.
      I guess that means mass culling's in the US, (and most other countries) will need to be made with JPL, Amazon and Wendy's being at the top of the list.

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  • Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

    https://www.livescience.com/64454-be...shrinkage.html

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/overweight...20817707.html?

    Ohhh, l want to say something but l had better not.

    Dan, Kurt and Mark the floor is yours, lol.

    I believe it's true.

    Just because there is a relationship between obesity and stupidity, doesn't mean one causes the other.

    It could be that stupid people tend to also be poor, and will also eat more fast food...and not think about what they eat.

    It could be that fat people have poorer circulation, and the brain simply gets less nutrition.

    The relationship could be genetic, I don't know.

    But I know this....in every group of wealthy people I've been associated with, or worked with, being fat is a rare exception, not the rule.

    If you take a random group of 100 thin people, and a random group of 100 fat people....

    The thin people will be ...on average...more intelligent.

    I was speaking at a company function being held at a very high end casino in Las Vegas. And even though I only weighed 240 at the time (my guess), I was probably the heaviest person in the casino. And everyone there...except me, wore a tuxedo. I didn't know that they issued their awards just before I went on stage. And every man working at the casino wore a Tuxedo anyway.

    On the other hand, a stroll through Wal-Mart will convince anyone from another planet...that the Earth is ready to be taken over.
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    • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      I believe it's true.

      Just because there is a relationship between obesity and stupidity, doesn't mean one causes the other.

      It could be that stupid people tend to also be poor, and will also eat more fast food...and not think about what they eat.

      It could be that fat people have poorer circulation, and the brain simply gets less nutrition.

      The relationship could be genetic, I don't know.

      But I know this....in every group of wealthy people I've been associated with, or worked with, being fat is a rare exception, not the rule.

      If you take a random group of 100 thin people, and a random group of 100 fat people....

      The thin people will be ...on average...more intelligent.

      I was speaking at a company function being held at a very high end casino in Las Vegas. And even though I only weighed 240 at the time (my guess), I was probably the heaviest person in the casino. And everyone there...except me, wore a tuxedo. I didn't know that they issued their awards just before I went on stage. And every man working at the casino wore a Tuxedo anyway.

      On the other hand, a stroll through Wal-Mart will convince anyone from another planet...that the Earth is ready to be taken over.
      "If you take a random group of 100 thin people, and Claude ...."

      Fixed

      By the way, you Mandela'd yourself. Wal-Mart has been called Walmart since 2008. Nope..not in my memory of it's name either.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
        Originally Posted by lanfear63 View Post

        By the way, you Mandela'd yourself. Wal-Mart has been called Walmart since 2008. Nope..not in my memory of it's name either.
        Debunked...as usual:

        https://www.cnbc.com/id/32403443
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        • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
          Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

          Nothing in that article debunks anything. Referring to what is written above the store door. Always was Wal-Mart or Wal Mart, or Wal*Mart. But according to logopedia the logo used and above the door became Walmart eleven years ago. I remember the separation until very recently.

          The average Joe does not give a hoot about delving into corporate names. They just say or write what they see on the storefront, perhaps seeing it once a week or on TV ad's
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          • Profile picture of the author Odahh
            Originally Posted by lanfear63 View Post

            Nothing in that article debunks anything. Referring to what is written above the store door. Always was Wal-Mart or Wal Mart, or Wal*Mart. But according to logopedia the logo used and above the door became Walmart eleven years ago. I remember the separation until very recently.

            The average Joe does not give a hoot about delving into corporate names. They just say or write what they see on the storefront, perhaps seeing it once a week or on TV ad's
            the more you point this kind of stuff the more trivial and silly the Mandela effect seems ..
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            • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
              Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

              the more you point this kind of stuff the more trivial and silly the Mandela effect seems ..
              Correct, most of what is noted and pointed out is in each case..trivial. It's not going to change your life, just contradict your memories. While most are simply miss-remembering or confabulation, there is a hardcore that have truly perplexed me and many others. It is very slowly being added too and when you take it as a whole you see it in a different light.

              .True to say, if it had not been for the mass communication of the internet it would have never come to light. What Fiona Broome (in 2010) said about Mandela dying in prison, I never agreed with, it did however spark off a mass comparing of notes from people who noticed that there were many other things that were inconsistent with their memories. The net became a platform for debate on this.

              Imagine if this happened to you in say 1975. You would just have shrugged your shoulders and thought, I must be wrong. Would you really have thought to have contacted the companies or visited the library..nope. Now you can do all the research on it online.

              "The Home Depot" changing from just "Home Depot" in 2015 (for me) was what caught my attention when two years later I discovered this thing called The Mandela Effect. and this change had been noticed by many others. and was highlighted as one of the big ones. What a shock. Home Depot had been called "The Home Depot" since 1977.

              Some people just sleep walk through life and these things and never notice them. I have either been blessed, or cursed (depending on how you look at it) with an uncanny attention to detail memory of inconsequential things like this. I wish that my retention was better on more things that could have been a benefit to me. But ho hum..there you are..
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              • Profile picture of the author Odahh
                Originally Posted by lanfear63 View Post


                "The Home Depot" changing from just "Home Depot" in 2015 (for me) was what caught my attention when two years later I discovered this thing called The Mandela Effect. and this change had been noticed by many others. and was highlighted as one of the big ones. What a shock. Home Depot had been called "The Home Depot" since 1977.

                Some people just sleep walk through life and these things and never notice them. I have either been blessed, or cursed (depending on how you look at it) with an uncanny attention to detail memory of inconsequential things like this. I wish that my retention was better on more things that could have been a benefit to me. But ho hum..there you are..
                well what you need to ask yourself if you want to really believe you are not sleep walking.. is are these trivial things i am miss remembering.. a sign that possibly much more of what i remember is inaccurate ..

                how much of the non trivial stuff you think you remember accurately..but probably are miss remembering ..

                how right do you need to be .

                the sum of human knowledge is doubling think at this point in the period of months.. so most of what we believe .. and what we think we know .. is obsolete or just wrong ..and doesn't work .

                instead of questioning the world showing you what you remember .. and others may remember may not be true.. understand .. that much of what you remember may be faulty or false ..


                understandit is not most people is human beings.. and it is not sleep walking.. it is living habitually.. and liveing by either a short term time scale or a long term time view.. so the habits the majority of people have are survival based .. getting them through day to day or week to week or season to season .. with very little though about the long term effects of what they are doing today
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    • Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post


      The thin people will be ...on average...more intelligent.
      As an emaciated ditz, gotta figure I skipped average sumplace down the line.

      Mebbe I limboed under THE BAR c/o my superlative Yoga talents.

      Or mebbe I fell asleep after one too many Vodkas an' a real kind teen type yanked me over the threshold with a truly inspired rope/skateboard combo.

      Either way, I made it through.
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    looking at the article..it backs up something i believe for a while.. i do not trust bmi as a real measure of healthy weight because it does not take account of muscle mass ..

    belly fat and fat around the organs in the belly is very bad for long term health .. the more likley .. is one does not cause the other .. belly fat does not shrink your brain.. but lifestyles that result in obesity ..over time cause brain shrinkage.. diet , exercise and sleep patterns and quality of sleep
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  • I'n\m fat but have zero health problems while all of my skinny aunts, uncles and cousins have high cholestero, high triglycerides, high blood pressure and many of them have diabetes. i eat very healthy foods but I eat to much while the eat very little of whatever for fear of being fat and healthy like me. [link removed by moderator]
    The hoots and hollers were cringe-inducing as the television comedian's fat joke landed to wild applause. It was strange how the audience erupted as if they'd heard something genuinely funny or even interesting on a particular recent night at an L.A. comedy club. But to hear yet another comedian make a stupid fat joke reflected the least funny or interesting thing he could say. Truthfully, the audience wasn't laughing because the joke was good: they laughed because they hate fat people, and, worse, because they believe fat people deserve such spite.

    Wow, is it that simple? Is the world really chock-full of haters who don't have feelings or derive pleasure from putting others down? If we take a minute to look at it, we quickly find that it's actually not that simple. What's happening as the haters laugh? They're taking a mental break - almost like releasing a valve with too much pressure - from judging themselves.
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by michaelromero63 View Post

      . Truthfully, the audience wasn't laughing because the joke was good: they laughed because they hate fat people, and, worse, because they believe fat people deserve such spite.

      Wow, is it that simple? Is the world really chock-full of haters who don't have feelings or derive pleasure from putting others down? If we take a minute to look at it, we quickly find that it's actually not that simple. What's happening as the haters laugh? They're taking a mental break - almost like releasing a valve with too much pressure - from judging themselves.
      so you are qualified to judge that the people who laughed laughed because they hate fat people.. so does that mean the people in the audien who can be considered fat .. who laughed hate fat people ..

      I have been 60 pounds heavier than i am now .. and i am still att least 20 pounds heavier than healthy weight for me . the long term effect if i had not lost that weight.. would probably have had me dead by 50.. or disabled.. my broth who is well over 300 pounds.. is healthy except for being disables because his back is badly injured .. he is 47 .. and no bad effect from the weight yet.. but my family is hardy .. and my father didn't get on many meds forr obiesity untill he was over 60 ..

      so don't look at us for talking about the long term negative health effect of belly fat.. as only talking about it or pointing out poorer people tend to be fatter than rich people.. as having hate on fat people ..

      oh wait am i trying to read you mind .. that you posted your post to eventual paint us as haters for talking about this
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    Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

    I believe it's true.

    Just because there is a relationship between obesity and stupidity, doesn't mean one causes the other.

    It could be that stupid people tend to also be poor, and will also eat more fast food...and not think about what they eat.

    It could be that fat people have poorer circulation, and the brain simply gets less nutrition.

    The relationship could be genetic, I don't know.

    But I know this....in every group of wealthy people I've been associated with, or worked with, being fat is a rare exception, not the rule.

    If you take a random group of 100 thin people, and a random group of 100 fat people....

    The thin people will be ...on average...more intelligent.

    I was speaking at a company function being held at a very high end casino in Las Vegas. And even though I only weighed 240 at the time (my guess), I was probably the heaviest person in the casino. And everyone there...except me, wore a tuxedo. I didn't know that they issued their awards just before I went on stage. And every man working at the casino wore a Tuxedo anyway.

    On the other hand, a stroll through Wal-Mart will convince anyone from another planet...that the Earth is ready to be taken over.
    Thanks Claude, not easy to give a straight answer here, or a brutally honest one, (at least you are staying on subject).

    But true, tv dinners are cheaper than fresh, vegetables and going to the butcher. So poor people eat more crap, and get more overweight, or instead of taking action, sit and watch Captain Kangeroo all day long, (we don't have that in AU, but cooking and travel/bingefests will suffice).

    Interesting things about rich suburbs, is they have No speed humps. Or apparently no stupid hoon's driving at excessively high speeds in streets with familys, (the same ones that ring up council, and we get a farm of speed humps to put up with).

    Or this gets back to the Back to the Future part 1, where his father, is a dork, and mother is overweight with few aspirations in life or trapped.

    Then his father punches Biff in the 50's, and present day, his mother is thin and attractive, and his father is successful.

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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

      Thanks Claude, not easy to give a straight answer here, or a brutally honest one, (at least you are staying on subject).

      But true, tv dinners are cheaper than fresh, vegetables and going to the butcher. So poor people eat more crap, and get more overweight, or instead of taking action, sit and watch Captain Kangeroo all day long, (we don't have that in AU, but cooking and travel/bingefests will suffice).



      forget the price of fast food or miicro wave food compared to freash food cooking from scratch ..

      in the western world ..non immigrant poor people.. from single parent homes or just poor homes.. tend not to know how to cook that many types of food . if they are from suburban or inner city areas ..and this group of poor people end up actually spending more on food per meal per person.. than wealthier people who know how to shop and cook decent meals .

      now i know growing up it was much cheaper to buy a meal from McDonald's than buy the stuff to make it it home and this was true for a long time with most fast food..so the decade is was true many people on the poorer side of the scale.. did not learn to cook .. or if their parents where working all the time in low wage jobs it was easier just to buy fast food than to take the time to shop .. and prepare e food for children..

      where as immigrant families from poor countries tend to have had to learn to cook for basic survival ..and in the US in major cities there are many food stores that cater to different immigrant groups for lower prices..now the critical factor for immigrant groups is how much pressure parent put on their children to get real good educations ..if the children don't get good education they end up taking on poor dietary habits from working minimum wage jobs and living in poorer areas without the best access to freash quality food

      blah blah blah..way to much to go into here ..

      more in more as i study .. there are a wide range of skills needed to build wealth beyond just making a lot of money ..from maintaining health, to building many skills .. to shopping for the best deals.. to relationship skills .. to fundamentally doing thing a the lowest total cost (which is the hard one to explain) verse the lowest price
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      • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
        Originally Posted by Odahh View Post


        where as immigrant families from poor countries tend to have had to learn to cook for basic survival ..and in the US in major cities there are many food stores that cater to different immigrant groups for lower prices..now the critical factor for immigrant groups is how much pressure parent put on their children to get real good educations ..if the children don't get good education they end up taking on poor dietary habits from working minimum wage jobs and living in poorer areas without the best access to freash quality food

        blah blah blah..way to much to go into here ..
        All in all just another brick in the wall.

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