Where the apple reddens,
When discussing these cytokines the Northwestern researchers go on to say that " hormones released by the predominant kind of fat in the body that can cause inflammation, likely affect cognition, Kerwin said. Scientists already know different kinds of fat release different cytokines and have different effects on insulin resistance, lipids and blood pressure." and then "We need to find out if one kind of fat is more detrimental than the other, and how it affects brain function," she said. "The fat may contribute to the formation of plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease or a restricted blood flow to the brain."
So lots to think about, and new reasons to run over to your exercise bike and do a couple more laps. As your apple or your pear shape is not helpful to your heart, your mind or your stamina, so all will need work. And when life seems listless or dull, remember we can always turn to poetry!