Why Italian Science is Better

Thanks to Instapundit, I read this article on obesity and the brain.  Bottom line:  being fat not only makes you ugly and shortens your life, but it dulls your mind.  So get thin!

But wait.  The research was done in Rome, and the professore in charge shrinks at the thought of a "strict diet."  He's hoping for a pill.

Maybe we'll be able to take it just before the spaghetti a la carbonara (Glenn's favorite,  since it's loaded with bacon).