By Cathy Garrard, Fitbie.com
A smaller dress size and a healthier body are only two of the life-enhancing byproducts of regular exercise and a balanced diet. Here, eight more unexpected ways your life gets bigger when you grow smaller.
1. You'll recognize faces better.
No more awkward moments at dinner parties and business meetings: The ability to remember faces improves in overweight women after they shed pounds, finds researchers at Umea University in Sweden. After six months of dieting, the areas of the brain that help identify faces showed increased activity. Researchers speculate that weight loss makes the brain better equipped to store new memories and access stored information."
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2. You'll save money.
Not all junk food is cheap, especially when you scarf