The risk of a child being diagnosed with ADHD may be modulated by the mother's diet while pregnant. Analyzing umbilical cord samples, researchers discovered a higher omega-6:omega-3 ratio was associated with an increased risk of ADHD in children during mid-childhood.
At age ten, children whose mothers took fish oil supplements during pregnancy were more efficient at problem-solving tasks and had better attentional focus than those whose mothers just took folic acid or no supplements at all.
A new study reveals eating fish regularly and taking daily fish oil supplements may reduce the risk of developing multiple sclerosis. Researchers report high fish intake is associated with a 45% reduced risk of developing MS.
Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids appears to have a positive effect on brain health in older women who live in areas with high levels of air pollution. Women with lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood had more brain shrinkage, specifically in the hippocampus than women with higher levels of omega-3.
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A diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients commonly found in fish, may cause your brain to age faster and...
A new study in PNAS reveals how the body converts omega 3 fatty acids into endocannabinoids, which can have anti-inflammatory effects.
Despite common claims that increasing omega-3 consumption will protect against, or reverse, anxiety and depression, researchers report the supplements have little positive effect on mental health.
Researchers have found a correlation between eating diets rich in omegas 3 and 6 while pregnant and healthy brain development in offspring.
Commonly associated with helping improve brain function, the omega 3 fatty acid DHA may have another, previously unknown benefit. A new study reports DHA and other related fatty acids may help slow the development of cancerous tumors.
A new study adds to growing evidence that your diet can have significant impact on your mental health. Researchers found people who consumed more fast foods had higher rates of depression than those who consumed a seafood rich diet.