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Losing Fat, Gaining Brain Power, on the Playground

 

Better grades might be found on the playground.

A new study of elementary-age children shows that those who were not part of an after-school exercise program tended to pack on a particular type of body fat that can have deleterious impacts on brain health and thinking. But prevention and treatment could be as simple as playing more games of tag.

Read the full story about this soon to be released study in the New York Times.

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