Your Liver May Be Eating Your Brain | LiveScience

Your liver could be “eating” your brain, new research suggests.People with extra abdominal fat are three times more likely than lean individuals to develop memory loss and dementia later in life, and now scientists say they may know why.

It seems that the liver and the hippocampus the memory center in the brain, share a craving for a certain protein called PPARalpha. The liver uses PPARalpha to burn belly fat; the hippocampus uses PPARalpha to process memory.

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