Nightly News | February 13, 2012
>>> the stunner medical story of the day may be this one. a study published by the american academy of neurologists says older people who take in over 2,100 calories a day have more than double the risk of a kind of memory lost called mild cognitive impairment. the more calories older folks consume, the more likely they are to have it. the condition mci for short is off the interim step between memory loss and an early alzheimer's diagnosis. it's why doctors so often emphasize good physical shape is so often the key to a longer life well lived.