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  • n  a metabolic process that breaks down ingested fats into fatty acids and glycerol and then into simpler compounds that can be used by cells of the body
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  • Neurological researchers find fat may be linked to memory loss
    ( Rush University Medical Center ) Although there are several risk factors of dementia, abnormal fat metabolism has been known to pose a risk for memory and learning. People with high amounts of abdominal fat in their middle age are 3.6 times as likely to develop memory loss and dementia later in their life.
    Oct. 9, 2013 - EurekAlert!

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