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10 Aug 2012 - Nutraingredients - Low omega-3 levels put US servicemen at risk of poor cognitive flexibility and executive function

US military personnel with low omega-3 levels are at higher risk of reduced cognitive flexibility and executive function, says a new study

Measuring the omega-3 index of 78 servicng US soldiers in Iraq, revealed that, while there were no associations between omega-3 levels and anxiety, depression, or sleep, there were strong assocations with cognitive flexibility and executive function according to findings published in Nutritional Neuroscience.