Forget fitting into smaller jeans—slimming down can save your life.
Reason 2: You stay sharp
Make one change: Start eating nonfat or low-fat yogurt for breakfast. The calcium encourages your body to burn rather than store abdominal fat.
Did you know? Researchers from Kaiser Permanente found that people with the fattest arms at ages 40 to 45 were 59 percent more likely to have dementia later in life.