Researchers at Tohoku University's School of Medicine have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby's brain.
Modern, western-type diets can damage not only the health and variety of your gut bacteria, but those of our children and grandchildren too.
Teenagers with higher blood levels of omega-3s may have better information processing speeds, compared with those with lower levels, says a new study.
Data published in Nutrients indicated that omega-3 index – a quantification of the fatty acid status of a person – were significantly associated with information processing speeds and that every 1% increase in the Omega-3 Index was linked to a 1.23 digit increase on the Letter Digit Substitution Test (LDST).
Supplementing pregnant mothers with DHA omega-3 could lead to significant costs savings for patients and healthcare systems, according to a new analysis from Australia.
A new study finds that people with bipolar disorder have lower levels of certain omega-3 fatty acids that cross the blood-brain barrier than people who do not.
An ongoing study on MS risk factors in Australia found that eating foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, especially from fish but not from plants, was associated with a decreased risk of developing a first clinical diagnosis of central nervous system demyelination (an episode that indicates a high risk of MS).
An increasingly robust body of research points to the detrimental effect of unhealthy diets and nutrient deficiencies, and to the protective value of healthy diets – along with select nutritional supplements as required – for maintaining and promoting mental health.
Recreational abuse of so-called 'laughing gas' (nitrous oxide) is leading to more and more people reporting symptoms of brain and nerve damage from resulting Vitamin B12 deficiency - and few seem aware of the seriousness of the risks
Association equally significant among men and women, pooled data analysis shows