I'm doing a health report on how cutting calories boosts your memory and I need a simple explanation on why it works. Please don't say google it because I have already tried.

In the article I have it says The researchers showed that women who cut calories became more sensitive to the blood sugar-- regulating hormone insulin and had a drop in the inflammation-associated molecule C-reactive protein. Both factors have been linked to an improvement in brain function. but I'm npt sure what it means