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Fake News: Fat People are Learning Disabled





A recent study is making the rounds of media outlets, suggesting that obesity causes learning disorders and memory problems. But statistics sometimes lie.
A recent study suggests that there is a link between obesity and memory loss. In fact, it states that for 25 percent of the obese test subjects, their cognitive tests results were low enough to qualify them as learning disabled.
Here's my problem with this study: It lists a bunch of results, without digging any deeper.
Problems with the Reporting